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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
222 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

DEZ001-NJZ017-PAZ070-102-241830-
NEW CASTLE-GLOUCESTER-DELAWARE-EASTERN CHESTER-
222 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT MONDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN DELAWARE...SOUTHERN
NEW JERSEY AND SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATER THIS AFTERNOON
AND EARLY EVENING. ANY OF THESE STORMS MAY CONTAIN LOCALLY STRONG
WINDS AND HAIL. HEAVY DOWNPOURS MAY ALSO LEAD TO POOR DRAINAGE
FLOODING...ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

PLEASE LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR GO TO WEATHER.GOV ON THE
INTERNET FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS.

   EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING.

HOT CONDITIONS MAY CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES
IN THE UPPER 90S TO NEAR 100 DEGREES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$



Excessive Heat Warning

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.

DEZ001-NJZ015-017>019-PAZ070-071-102-104-106-232100-
/O.CON.KPHI.EH.W.0003.160723T1500Z-160725T2200Z/
NEW CASTLE-MERCER-GLOUCESTER-CAMDEN-NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON-
DELAWARE-PHILADELPHIA-EASTERN CHESTER-EASTERN MONTGOMERY-
LOWER BUCKS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILMINGTON...TRENTON...GLASSBORO...
CAMDEN...CHERRY HILL...MOORESTOWN...MOUNT HOLLY...MEDIA...
PHILADELPHIA...WEST CHESTER...KENNETT SQUARE...NORRISTOWN...
LANSDALE...MORRISVILLE...DOYLESTOWN
339 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 6 PM EDT MONDAY...

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S TODAY THROUGH
  MONDAY. LOWS IN THE 70S... HOWEVER IN THE HIGHLY URBANIZED AREAS
  SUCH AS CENTER CITY PHILADELPHIA THE TEMPERATURE AT NIGHT MAY
  NOT DROP BELOW 80 DEGREES ESPECIALLY MONDAY NIGHT.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...PEAKING BETWEEN 100 AND 105 DEGREES SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON AND MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE DEW POINTS ARE FORECAST TO
  DECREASE SOME DURING SUNDAY...RESULTING IN HEAT INDICES PEAKING
  RIGHT NEAR THE AIR TEMPERATURE.

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

* THE MULTIPLE DAYS OF EXCESSIVE HEAT WILL GREATLY AFFECT THOSE
  WHO ARE ATTENDING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES... ESPECIALLY EVENTS WITH
  LARGE GROUPS OF PEOPLE THAT ARE GATHERING IN THE DIRECT SUN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF
DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. THE COMBINATION OF HOT
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS
SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE LIKELY. 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.

YOUNG CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN
VEHICLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. DURING WARM OR HOT WEATHER CAR
INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES.

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

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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