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Air Quality Alert

PAZ060>062-200400-
Berks-Lehigh-Northampton-
345 PM EDT Thu Jul 18 2019

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR FRIDAY JULY 19...

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has
issued a code orange air quality alert Friday for The Lehigh
Valley/Berks County 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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Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
415 AM EDT Fri Jul 19 2019

NJZ001-007>010-012>014-020-026-027-PAZ054-055-060>062-101-103-105-
192200-
/O.CON.KPHI.EH.W.0002.190719T1600Z-190722T0200Z/
Sussex-Warren-Morris-Hunterdon-Somerset-Middlesex-
Western Monmouth-Eastern Monmouth-Ocean-Coastal Ocean-
Southeastern Burlington-Carbon-Monroe-Berks-Lehigh-Northampton-
Western Chester-Western Montgomery-Upper Bucks-
Including the cities of Newton, Washington, Morristown,
Flemington, Somerville, New Brunswick, Freehold, Sandy Hook,
Jackson, Long Beach Island, Wharton State Forest, Jim Thorpe,
Stroudsburg, Reading, Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, Honey Brook,
Oxford, Collegeville, Pottstown, Chalfont, and Perkasie
415 AM EDT Fri Jul 19 2019

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 10
PM EDT SUNDAY...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...101 to 106 this afternoon, and 105 to 110
  on Saturday afternoon and Sunday afternoon. Values will be a bit
  lower in the elevated terrain of the Poconos and far northern
  New Jersey.

* TEMPERATURES...Maximum readings in the lower and middle 90s
  this afternoon, and in the middle and upper 90s on Saturday
  afternoon and Sunday afternoon. Overnight lows will range mainly
  in the middle and upper 70s.

* TIMING...The most dangerous of the heat and humidity will occur
  from mid afternoon into the early evening each day.

* IMPACTS...The excessive heat and humidity may cause heat stress
  or heat stroke. The most susceptible individuals are the
  elderly and those with pre-existing health issues.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to the early morning or
the late evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion
and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing.
Drink plenty of water.

To reduce your risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety
and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest
breaks in a shaded or air conditioned environment. Anyone overcome
by heat should be moved to a cool 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.
Stay in an air-conditioned environment, stay out of the sun, and
check on elderly relatives and neighbors.

Young children and pets should never be left unattended in a
vehicle under any circumstance. This is especially true during hot
weather when a car`s interior can reach lethal temperatures in a
matter of minutes.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
352 AM EDT Fri Jul 19 2019

DEZ002-003-MDZ008-012-015-019-020-NJZ001-007>010-012-013-016-020>023-
027-PAZ054-055-060>062-101-103-105-200800-
Kent-Inland Sussex-Cecil-Kent MD-Queen Annes-Talbot-Caroline-Sussex-
Warren-Morris-Hunterdon-Somerset-Middlesex-Western Monmouth-Salem-
Ocean-Cumberland-Atlantic-Cape May-Southeastern Burlington-Carbon-
Monroe-Berks-Lehigh-Northampton-Western Chester-Western Montgomery-
Upper Bucks-
352 AM EDT Fri Jul 19 2019

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 10 PM EDT
SUNDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for central Delaware, southern
Delaware, northeast Maryland, central New Jersey, northern New
Jersey, northwest New Jersey, southern New Jersey, east central
Pennsylvania, northeast Pennsylvania 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...Saturday through Thursday.

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the
Internet for more information about the following hazards.

   Excessive Heat Warning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to standard operating procedures.

$$



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