Watches, Warnings & Advisories



3 products issued by NWS for: Pottstown PA

Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
316 AM EDT Mon Jul 15 2024

NJZ009-PAZ060>062-101-103-105-152200-
/O.CON.KPHI.EH.W.0004.000000T0000Z-240717T1000Z/
/O.CON.KPHI.EH.A.0002.240717T1000Z-240718T0000Z/
Hunterdon-Berks-Lehigh-Northampton-Western Chester-Western
Montgomery-Upper Bucks-
Including the cities of Bethlehem, Easton, Allentown, Oxford,
Honey Brook, Perkasie, Pottstown, Reading, Collegeville,
Chalfont, and Flemington
316 AM EDT Mon Jul 15 2024

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY...
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...For the Excessive Heat Warning, dangerously hot conditions
  with heat index values up to 106. For the Excessive Heat Watch,
  dangerously hot conditions with heat index values up to 105
  possible.

* WHERE...In New Jersey, Hunterdon County. In Pennsylvania, Berks,
  Lehigh, Northampton, Upper Bucks, Western Chester, and Western
  Montgomery Counties.

* WHEN...For the Excessive Heat Warning, until 6 AM EDT Wednesday.
  For the Excessive Heat Watch, from Wednesday morning through
  Wednesday evening.

* 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.

&&

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Excessive Heat Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ
316 AM EDT Mon Jul 15 2024

NJZ009-PAZ060>062-101-103-105-152200-
/O.CON.KPHI.EH.W.0004.000000T0000Z-240717T1000Z/
/O.CON.KPHI.EH.A.0002.240717T1000Z-240718T0000Z/
Hunterdon-Berks-Lehigh-Northampton-Western Chester-Western
Montgomery-Upper Bucks-
Including the cities of Bethlehem, Easton, Allentown, Oxford,
Honey Brook, Perkasie, Pottstown, Reading, Collegeville,
Chalfont, and Flemington
316 AM EDT Mon Jul 15 2024

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EDT
WEDNESDAY...
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...For the Excessive Heat Warning, dangerously hot conditions
  with heat index values up to 106. For the Excessive Heat Watch,
  dangerously hot conditions with heat index values up to 105
  possible.

* WHERE...In New Jersey, Hunterdon County. In Pennsylvania, Berks,
  Lehigh, Northampton, Upper Bucks, Western Chester, and Western
  Montgomery Counties.

* WHEN...For the Excessive Heat Warning, until 6 AM EDT Wednesday.
  For the Excessive Heat Watch, from Wednesday morning through
  Wednesday evening.

* 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.

&&

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Air Quality Alert

PAZ070-071-101>106-160400-
Eastern Chester-Western Chester-Eastern Montgomery-Western
Montgomery-Upper Bucks-Lower Bucks-Delaware-Philadelphia-
345 PM EDT Sun Jul 14 2024

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR MONDAY JULY 15...

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission has issued
a code orange air quality alert Monday 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 http://www.phila.gov/health/units/ams/

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