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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 4:15 AM EDT on July 29, 2015

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on July 30, 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.



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Air Quality Alert

Statement as of 4:40 PM EDT on July 28, 2015

Expires 4:30 PM EDT on July 29, 2015


... Air quality alert is in effect for Wednesday July 29...

The New Jersey department of environmental protection has
issued a code Orange air quality alert Wednesday for Mercer
and Burlington 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 www.Airnow.Gov.



440 PM EDT Tue Jul 28 2015

... Air quality alert is in effect for Wednesday July 29...

The New Jersey department of environmental protection has
issued a code Orange air quality alert Wednesday for Mercer
and Burlington 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 www.Airnow.Gov.



424 PM EDT Tue Jul 28 2015

... Air quality alert in effect for July 28th and July 29th...


The New Jersey department of environmental protection has issued an
code Orange air quality alert which means that air quality within
the region may approach or exceed unhealthy standards. The code
Orange alert is for ozone.

For more information on current and forecast concentrations of
ground-level ozone and fine particulates, visit on the web at
www.Airnow.Gov or www.State.NJ.US/dep/airmon/ (in lower case) or
call the New Jersey Bureau of air monitoring at 609-292-0138



424 PM EDT Tue Jul 28 2015

... Air quality alert in effect for July 28th and July 29th...


The New Jersey department of environmental protection has issued an
code Orange air quality alert which means that air quality within
the region may approach or exceed unhealthy standards. The code
Orange alert is for ozone.

For more information on current and forecast concentrations of
ground-level ozone and fine particulates, visit on the web at
www.Airnow.Gov or www.State.NJ.US/dep/airmon/ (in lower case) or
call the New Jersey Bureau of air monitoring at 609-292-0138



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