Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Mt. Holly, NJ

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
539 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

NJZ001-007>010-012-015-PAZ054-055-060>062-103>106-291600-
SUSSEX-WARREN-MORRIS-HUNTERDON-SOMERSET-MIDDLESEX-MERCER-CARBON-
MONROE-BERKS-LEHIGH-NORTHAMPTON-WESTERN MONTGOMERY-
EASTERN MONTGOMERY-UPPER BUCKS-LOWER BUCKS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEWTON...WASHINGTON...MORRISTOWN...
FLEMINGTON...SOMERVILLE...NEW BRUNSWICK...TRENTON...JIM THORPE...
STROUDSBURG...READING...ALLENTOWN...BETHLEHEM...EASTON...
COLLEGEVILLE...POTTSTOWN...NORRISTOWN...LANSDALE...CHALFONT...
PERKASIE...MORRISVILLE...DOYLESTOWN
539 AM EDT SUN MAY 29 2016

...THE FIRST OFFICIAL HEAT WAVE OF THE SEASON CONTINUES THIS AFTERNOON
FOR THE INTERSTATE 78 CORRIDOR NORTHWARD...

DEPENDING ON LOCATION, A THIRD OR FOURTH CONSECUTIVE DAY OF 90 DEGREE
TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON FOR MUCH OF EAST CENTRAL
PENNSYLVANIA THROUGH CENTRAL AND NORTHERN NEW JERSEY.

THE HEAT INDEX WILL RISE TO BETWEEN 90 AND 95 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON
FROM READING, ALLENTOWN AND TRENTON, NORTHWARD INTO THE POCONOS
AND VIRTUALLY OF NORTHWEST NEW JERSEY. THE CUMULATIVE DAILY IMPACT
OF HOT EARLY SEASON TEMPERATURES MAY HAVE AN ADVERSE EFFECT UPON
THE ELDERLY AND CHILDREN WITH RESPIRATORY AILMENTS.

STAY HEALTHY THIS AFTERNOON BY WEARING LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING...
DRINKING COOLING NON ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES...WORKING OR RESTING IN
THE SHADE OR BETTER YET...BEING IN AIR CONDITIONED COMFORT.

IF YOU SWIM IN THE OCEAN, WATER TEMPERATURES ARE CHILLY, ESPECIALLY
FROM ATLANTIC CITY NORTHWARD. STAY WITHIN SIGHT OF THE LIFEGUARDS.
RIP CURRENTS WILL BE FORMING AND THESE CAN BE LIFE THREATENING TO
WEAK OR NON - SWIMMERS...ESPECIALLY AT UNGUARDED LOCATIONS.

AREAS OF SHORT DURATION TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL BREAK THE HEAT
SPELL LATER TONIGHT AND MONDAY.

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