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Excessive Heat Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
339 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...VERY HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK...

.A VERY HOT AND AT TIMES HUMID AIRMASS WILL BE ACROSS OUR AREA
THIS WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK. HOWEVER... THE DEW POINTS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE LOWER ON SUNDAY WHICH WILL RESULT IN LOWER HEAT
INDICES. THE HUMID CONDITIONS THEN INCREASE EARLY NEXT WEEK.

NJZ007>010-PAZ060>062-101-103-105-232100-
/O.CON.KPHI.EH.A.0003.160725T1500Z-160725T2200Z/
WARREN-MORRIS-HUNTERDON-SOMERSET-BERKS-LEHIGH-NORTHAMPTON-
WESTERN CHESTER-WESTERN MONTGOMERY-UPPER BUCKS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WASHINGTON...MORRISTOWN...FLEMINGTON...
SOMERVILLE...READING...ALLENTOWN...BETHLEHEM...EASTON...
HONEY BROOK...OXFORD...COLLEGEVILLE...POTTSTOWN...CHALFONT...
PERKASIE
339 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS AROUND 95 DEGREES MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...POTENTIALLY AS HIGH AS 105 DEGREES MONDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE EXCESSIVE CAN CREATE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. THE
  POTENTIAL FOR HEAT RELATED HEALTH ISSUES WILL BE HIGH...
  ESPECIALLY FOR THE ELDERLY AND FOR THOSE ALREADY IN POOR
  HEALTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF HOT
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY IS POSSIBLE. THIS COMBINATION CAN
CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE.

&&

$$




Air Quality Alert

NJZ022-024-018-023-025-026-021-014-017-009-015-012-008-019-020-016-
010-027-001-007-013-240300-

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY  UNTIL 11 PM
SATURDAY...

THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
HAS ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

ATLANTIC...ATLANTIC COASTAL CAPE MAY...CAMDEN...CAPE MAY...COASTAL
ATLANTIC...COASTAL OCEAN...CUMBERLAND...EASTERN MONMOUTH...
GLOUCESTER...HUNTERDON...MERCER...MIDDLESEX...MORRIS...NORTHWESTERN
BURLINGTON...OCEAN...SALEM...SOMERSET...SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON...
SUSSEX...WARREN...WESTERN MONMOUTH.

OZONE IS FORECAST TO REACH THE UNHEALTHY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS
CATEGORY ACROSS NEW JERSEY DUE TO HOT, HUMID CONDITIONS AND MOSTLY
SUNNY SKIES. SENSITIVE INDIVIDUALS INCLUDING THE VERY YOUNG, THE
ELDERLY, AND PERSONS WITH RESPIRATORY DISEASES SUCH AS ASTHMA,
SHOULD AVOID STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
EARLY EVENING HOURS.

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