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Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
415 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

DEZ001-NJZ015-017>019-PAZ070-071-102-104-106-292100-
/O.CON.KPHI.EH.W.0002.150729T1600Z-150730T2200Z/
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
415 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO
6 PM EDT THURSDAY...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 100 DEGREES BOTH THIS AFTERNOON AND
  THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR A FEW HOURS.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOW TO MID 90S THIS AFTERNOON AND THURSDAY
  AFTERNOON, HOWEVER THE HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED TO BE HIGHER ON
  THURSDAY. IN ADDITION, LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT ARE FORECAST TO
  ONLY DROP INTO THE UPPER 70S IN THE URBAN CENTERS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF EXCESSIVE HEAT AND HUMIDITY IS A
  DANGER IF PROPER PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

* OUTLOOK...AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF 90 DEGREE DAYTIME TEMPERATURES
  LOOKS TO OCCUR FOR MUCH OF THE REGION DURING THE REST OF THIS
  WEEK AND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. HOWEVER, THE HUMIDITY IS
  EXPECTED TO BE ON THE LOWER SIDE FRIDAY ESPECIALLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF
DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. THE COMBINATION OF HOT
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL 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.

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

&&

$$

GORSE



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
333 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

DEZ001-NJZ015-017>019-PAZ070-071-102-104-106-300745-
NEW CASTLE-MERCER-GLOUCESTER-CAMDEN-NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON-DELAWARE-
PHILADELPHIA-EASTERN CHESTER-EASTERN MONTGOMERY-LOWER BUCKS-
333 AM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT
THURSDAY...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY 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.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

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

   EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING.

SCATTERED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY, ESPECIALLY
LATE IN THE DAY OR EVENING WHICH COULD PRODUCE BRIEF POOR DRAINAGE
FLOODING AND EVEN A LOCALIZED DAMAGING WIND GUST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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Air Quality Alert

PAZ070-071-101>106-300400-
EASTERN CHESTER-WESTERN CHESTER-EASTERN MONTGOMERY-WESTERN
MONTGOMERY-UPPER BUCKS-LOWER BUCKS-DELAWARE-PHILADELPHIA-
440 PM EDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR WEDNESDAY JULY 29...

THE DELAWARE VALLEY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION HAS ISSUED A
CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT WEDNESDAY FOR THE PHILADELPHIA
METRO AREA.

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.

$$



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