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Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 3:20 AM EDT on August 22, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on August 22, 2017


... High rip current risk remains in effect through this evening...

* locations... all Atlantic Ocean beaches.

* Rip current risk... high.

* Surf height... 3 to 5 feet.

* Lightning risk... low.

* Timing... through this evening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore... which occur most often at low spots or breaks in
sandbars and near structures such as groins... jetties... and
piers. Talk to lifeguards and beach officials to learn about any
surf hazards and heed their advice. Pay attention to flags and
posted signs and swim in life guarded areas.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current... relax and
float... and do not swim against the current. If able... swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape... face the
shore and call or wave for help.



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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 3:31 AM EDT on August 22, 2017

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on August 22, 2017


... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon today to 6 PM EDT
this evening...

* heat index values... around 100.

* Timing... this afternoon.

* Impacts... the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

New York City residents should call 3-1-1 to obtain "beat the
heat" safety tips.

Use air conditioning to stay cool at home, or go to a place that
has air conditioning. Check on vulnerable friends, family members
and neighbors.

A heat advisory is issued when the combination of heat and
humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees
for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees for any
length of time.

To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency! In cases of heat stroke call 9 1 1.





Coastal Hazard Statement

Statement as of 3:20 AM EDT on August 22, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on August 22, 2017


... High rip current risk remains in effect through this evening...

* locations... all Atlantic Ocean beaches.

* Rip current risk... high.

* Surf height... 3 to 5 feet.

* Lightning risk... low.

* Timing... through this evening.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away
from shore... which occur most often at low spots or breaks in
sandbars and near structures such as groins... jetties... and
piers. Talk to lifeguards and beach officials to learn about any
surf hazards and heed their advice. Pay attention to flags and
posted signs and swim in life guarded areas.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current... relax and
float... and do not swim against the current. If able... swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape... face the
shore and call or wave for help.



Jmc



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Alaska - High Surf Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Record Report
California - Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert
Colorado - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Air Quality Alert
Delaware - Heat Advisory
District of Columbia - Coastal Flood Advisory
Florida - Record Report
Hawaii - Special Statement
Idaho - Fire Weather Watch
Illinois - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Areal Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Public Information Statement
Kansas - Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory
Montana - Air Quality Alert
Nebraska - Flood Warning
Nevada - Fire Weather Watch
New Jersey - Heat Advisory
New Mexico -
New York - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning, Lakeshore Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Lakeshore Flood Warning, Beach Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Special Statement, Beach Hazard Statement
North Carolina - Special Statement
Ohio - Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement, Beach Hazard Statement
Oregon - Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert
Pennsylvania - Heat Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Air Quality Alert , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Washington - Fire Weather Watch
- Small Craft Advisory

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