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HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT MONDAY The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect until 8 PM EDT Monday. * HEAT INDEX VALUES...95-100. * TIMING...Through 8 PM Monday evening. * IMPACTS...Extreme heat can cause illness and death among at- risk population who cannot stay cool. The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

HEAT ADVISORY - Keep your Pets Safe!

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Take precaution from the heat wave that is hitting Long Island this weekend!

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The SPCA, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, is warning people to keep their pets indoors during the heatwave that has hit the island starting today. The heat warning extends throughout this weekend, with there being a heat advisory for today, July 19, and an excessive heat warning from 6 a.m. Saturday to 8 p.m. Sunday. An excessive heat warning signifies that the combination of heat and humidity makes it feel as if the temperature outside is 105℉ or higher.

 

 

Not only should you be staying in this weekend, but so should your furry friend. It is very easy for pets to get overheated, which can lead to heat stroke and even death. Also, it is important to note that leaving a dog tethered outside in temperatures of 90℉ or higher is illegal!

 

For more tips on how to keep your pet safe in the summer heat, refer to our past article!

 
 

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