Friday, June 24, 2005

Fw: [WHDHwx] Special Weather Statement


Gabriel Ricker Haverhill,MA,USA
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From: <hinghamwx@comcast.net>
To: <whdhwx@yahoogroups.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2005 08:15:11 -0400
Subject: [WHDHwx] Special Weather Statement
Message-ID: <AABBM2L2SAA7XN5S@mx04.lax.untd.com>

WWUS81 KBOX 240804
SPSBOX

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
404 AM EDT FRI JUN 24 2005

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>019-026-NHZ011-012-015-RIZ001-002-242100-
CENTRAL MIDDLESEX COUNTY MA-CHESHIRE NH-EASTERN ESSEX MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH NH-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
HARTFORD CT-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-
NORTHWEST MIDDLESEX COUNTY MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-
SUFFOLK MA-TOLLAND CT-WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH NH-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-
WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-
WINDHAM CT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AMHERST...ATTLEBOROUGH...BEVERLY...
BOSTON...BRISTOL...BROCKTON...BROOKLINE...CAMBRIDGE...CHICOPEE...
EAST HARTFORD...FITCHBURG...FRAMINGHAM...FRANKLIN...GLOUCESTER...
GREENFIELD...HARTFORD...JAFFREY...KEENE...LAWRENCE...LEOMINSTER...
LOWELL...LYNN...MANCHESTER...MANSFIELD...MILFORD...NASHUA...
NEW BRITAIN...NEWBURYPORT...NEWINGTON...NEWTON...
NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH...NORTHAMPTON...PLAINFIELD...PLYMOUTH...
PROVIDENCE...PUTNAM...QUINCY...SOMERVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...TAUNTON...
VERNON...WALTHAM...WEST HARTFORD...WEYMOUTH...WILLIMANTIC...
WINDSOR LOCKS...WOONSOCKET AND WORCESTER
404 AM EDT FRI JUN 24 2005

..HEAT INDICES ARE EXPECTED TO BE AROUND 100 DEGREES SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...
..HEAT WAVE POSSIBLE FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND...

A STRONG BERMUDA HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING A HOT AND HUMID AIRMASS
INTO THE REGION TODAY...CONTINUING INTO SUNDAY. MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES
SHOULD RESULT IN HIGH TEMPERATURES RISING INTO THE LOWER 90S TODAY
AWAY FROM THE SOUTH COAST...THEN INTO THE MID TO UPPER 90S
SATURDAY...WITH A FEW LOCATIONS REACHING THE 100 DEGREE MARK. ON
SUNDAY...HIGHS COULD ONCE AGAIN RISE INTO THE LOWER 90S ACROSS THE
INTERIOR AWAY FROM THE EAST AND SOUTH COASTS. THE WORST DAY FOR THE
HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL BE SATURDAY WHEN SURFACE DEWPOINTS ARE
EXPECTED TO CLIMB INTO THE UPPER 60S...TO AROUND 70 DEGREES. THE
COMBINATION OF THE INTENSE HEAT AND HUMIDITY SATURDAY AFTERNOON WILL
RESULT IN HEAT INDEX VALUES OF AROUND 100 TO 105 DEGREES.

WITH THE PROLONGED HEAT BEGINNING TODAY AND CONTINUING INTO
SUNDAY...SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND COULD EXPERIENCE ITS FIRST HEAT WAVE OF
THE SEASON. A HEAT WAVE IS DEFINED AS 3 OR MORE DAYS OF GREATER THAN
OR EQUAL TO 90 DEGREE TEMPERATURES. THE SUSCEPTIBLE LOCATIONS FOR
THE HEAT WAVE ARE THE CONNECTICUT RIVER VALLEY AND NORTHERN RHODE
ISLAND...TO INCLUDE ADJACENT LOCATIONS IN MASSACHUSETTS SOUTH OF MASS
PIKE.

IF YOU PLAN TO BE OUTSIDE DURING TODAY INTO SUNDAY...ESPECIALLY
SATURDAY...AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE OR STRENUOUS PHYSICAL ACTIVITY.
YOUR BODY CAN LOSE UP TO A GALLON OF WATER AN HOUR THROUGH
PERSPIRATION. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS TO AVOID DEHYDRATION. ALCOHOLIC
AND CAFFEINATED BEVERAGES CAN INCREASE THE RATE OF WATER LOSS IN YOUR
BODY...INCREASING THE RISK OF HEAT EXHAUSTION OR STROKE. ALSO...UNDER
THE SUMMER TIME RAYS OF SUN...REMEMBER TO PROTECT YOUR SKIN WITH
SUNBLOCK.

$$

WWWW

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