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Heat warning for northern cities: Rates could reach 112 degrees Fahrenheit

Heat warning for northern cities: Rates could reach 112 degrees Fahrenheit

Wind blowing from the south and moisture still persists in the area. Several cities in the Northern Territory will experience a heat index between 108 and 112 degrees Fahrenheit (degrees Fahrenheit) this Tuesday, while the rest of the island may experience sensations in the high 90s to low 100 degrees Fahrenheit.,

For this reason, National Weather Service (snm) in San Juan Heat advisory which will be effective from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm For cities that include Arecibo, Barceloneta, Dorado, Vega Alta, Florida, Manati and Vega Baja.

Higher temperatures are a result of wind blowing from the south. The wind blows in the direction it arises due to changes in the environment Tormenta Tropical Early, Although the system is hundreds of nautical miles north of the region, its strengthening directly affects the wind direction around the cyclone.

At the time of this publication, Earl’s center of circulation was located 345 miles north of St. Thomas, specifically at latitude 23.4 degrees north and longitude 65.4 degrees west, reported National Hurricane Center (NHC, in English). The cyclone has maximum sustained winds of 65 mph. The storm is expected to gain hurricane strength after reaching or reaching latitude 25.0 degrees north.

“A heat advisory means that a period of high temperature is expected. The combination of high temperature and high humidity will create a situation where heat illnesses or symptoms are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned place, keep away from sunlight and keep an eye on your family and neighbours,” urged the SNM in its communication.

Illnesses or symptoms caused by a heat wave may include but are not limited to, heat stroke, a feeling of extreme tiredness, fainting, loss of consciousness, and dizziness, among others.

The Mayo Clinic Portal defines heat stroke Heat is the most severe form of injury and can occur when the body temperature is 104 °F (40 °C) or higher.

Other recommendations to avoid health complications are wearing comfortable clothing, avoiding alcohol consumption during hot hours, drinking plenty of water, and staying in cooler areas.

Remember that it’s also important to take precautions with your pet and prevent them from spending a lot of time in the sun or in a hot area with poor ventilation. Keep your pet in a cool, shaded area with access to a pot or container of water.

Models project that extreme heat will remain the main weather risk in Puerto Rico for the rest of this week at least until next Sunday.

Follow the Chance of Rain

The moisture that remains in this area will be sufficient for new day of rain and thunder this afternoon According to SNM.

The Meteorological Agency explained that most of the island is at moderate risk of urban flooding and small streams, as most of the soil is already saturated. Any prolonged rain event can translate into significant accumulation of water resulting in floods or landslides.

Even then, According to the rainfall accumulation graph between 6:00 am and 6:00 am this Tuesday, the regions most likely to receive rain are the East and the North East, where between an inch and a half to two inches of rain could be recorded. can. Tomorrow, Wednesday.

“It is possible for thunderstorms to be scattered throughout Puerto Rico and the surrounding waters. Watch for thunderstorms in your area and be prepared to take shelter. Excessive rainfall can cause flooding in urban areas, highways, small rivers and creeks In addition, flash floods are possible in isolated areas,” the SNM specified.

however, Marine conditions will gradually improve, but remain at a moderate risk for all beaches along the north coast, as well as for Vieques and Culebra.

The waves will continue to fluctuate in waters exposed to the Atlantic three to six feet high, while in the Caribbean it will remain between two and three feet.

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