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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.

DEZ002>004-MDZ008-012-015-019-020-232100-
/O.CON.KPHI.HT.Y.0003.160723T1500Z-160724T0000Z/
/O.CON.KPHI.EH.A.0003.160725T1500Z-160725T2200Z/
KENT-INLAND SUSSEX-DELAWARE BEACHES-CECIL-KENT MD-QUEEN ANNES-
TALBOT-CAROLINE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOVER...GEORGETOWN...REHOBOTH BEACH...
ELKTON...CHESTERTOWN...CENTREVILLE...EASTON...DENTON
339 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S TODAY AND AGAIN
  MONDAY AFTERNOON. IT WILL BE COOLER ALONG THE COASTAL AREAS.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...AROUND 105 DEGREES TODAY...THEN UP TO 110
  DEGREES MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE DEW POINTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
  LOWER ON SUNDAY WHICH WILL RESULT IN THE HEAT INDICES BEING
  CLOSE TO 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

&&

$$

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.

&&

$$

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