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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 9:22 AM EDT on July 20, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EDT on July 20, 2017


... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM EDT this evening...

* heat index values... from 100 to 105 in southeast Pennsylvania
and central New Jersey and 103 to 108 in Delaware, the Eastern
Shore of Maryland, and southern New Jersey.

* Timing... this afternoon into early this evening.

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

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air-conditioned
room... stay out of the sun... and check up on relatives and
neighbors.

Take extra precautions... if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible
and drink plenty of water.

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... call 9 1 1.




Air Quality Alert

Statement as of 3:45 PM EDT on July 19, 2017


... Air quality alert is in effect for Thursday July 20...

The New Jersey department of environmental protection has
issued a code Orange air quality alert Thursday for Morris and
Somerset counties.

A code Orange air quality alert means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children... people
suffering from asthma... heart disease or other lung
diseases... and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can
be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

For more information on ground-level ozone and fine
particles... visit www.Airnow.Gov.



345 PM EDT Wed Jul 19 2017

... Air quality alert is in effect for Thursday July 20...

The New Jersey department of environmental protection has
issued a code Orange air quality alert Thursday for Morris and
Somerset counties.

A code Orange air quality alert means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children... people
suffering from asthma... heart disease or other lung
diseases... and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can
be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

For more information on ground-level ozone and fine
particles... visit www.Airnow.Gov.



Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Heat Advisory
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Arizona - Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Dense Smoke Advisory , Excessive Heat Watch , Air Quality Alert
Colorado - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Delaware - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Air Quality Alert
District of Columbia - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Florida -
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Idaho - Fire Weather Warning
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert
Louisiana - Heat Advisory
Maine - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Massachusetts - Heat Advisory
Minnesota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Heat Advisory
Missouri - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory
Montana - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Nebraska - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Dense Smoke Advisory , Air Quality Alert
New Jersey - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
New Mexico -
New York - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
North Carolina - Air Quality Alert
Ohio - Special Statement
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Rhode Island - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Tennessee - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Texas - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Utah - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Virginia - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
West Virginia - Heat Advisory
Wisconsin - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Public Information Statement

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