Watches, Warnings & Advisories



2 products issued by NWS for: Highland Park NJ

Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
316 AM EDT Tue Jul 16 2024

DEZ001-NJZ010-012-013-015-017>020-027-PAZ070-071-102-104-106-162245-
/O.CON.KPHI.EH.W.0004.000000T0000Z-240718T0000Z/
New Castle-Somerset-Middlesex-Western Monmouth-Mercer-Gloucester-
Camden-Northwestern Burlington-Ocean-Southeastern Burlington-
Delaware-Philadelphia-Eastern Chester-Eastern Montgomery-Lower
Bucks-
Including the cities of Freehold, Glassboro, Wilmington,
Norristown, Wharton State Forest, Camden, New Brunswick, Cherry
Hill, Kennett Square, Mount Holly, Jackson, Moorestown,
Doylestown, Morrisville, Media, Somerville, Lansdale, Trenton,
Philadelphia, and West Chester
316 AM EDT Tue Jul 16 2024

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with heat index values up to 109.

* WHERE...Portions of northern Delaware, New Jersey, and southeast
  Pennsylvania.

* WHEN...Until 8 PM EDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses increase significantly during
  extreme heat and high humidity events.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of
the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Do not leave young children and pets in unattended vehicles. Car
interiors will reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

Take extra precautions when outside. Wear lightweight and loose
fitting clothing. Try to limit strenuous activities to early morning
or evening. Take action when you see symptoms of heat exhaustion and
heat stroke.

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.

Stay cool, stay hydrated, stay informed.

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Air Quality Alert

NJZ012-015-170400-
Middlesex-Mercer
345 PM EDT Mon Jul 15 2024

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR TUESDAY JULY 16...

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has
issued a code orange air quality alert Tuesday for Middlesex
and Mercer Counties.

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 http://www.state.nj.us/dep/

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