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Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 9:48 PM EDT Jun. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon to 8 PM EDT Monday...

* heat index values... ranging from 100 to 104 due to temperatures
in the lower to middle 90s, and dew points in the lower 70s.

* Timing... dangerously hot conditions will be possible from mid
day through early evening on Monday.

* Impacts... the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

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. 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.



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Air Quality Alert
Issued: 3:45 PM EDT Jun. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Air quality alert is in effect for Monday June 18...

The New Jersey department of environmental protection has
issued a code Orange air quality alert Monday 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.



345 PM EDT sun Jun 17 2018

... Air quality alert is in effect for Monday June 18...

The New Jersey department of environmental protection has
issued a code Orange air quality alert Monday 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.



345 PM EDT Sat Jun 16 2018

... Air quality alert is in effect for Sunday June 17...

The New Jersey department of environmental protection has
issued a code Orange air quality alert Sunday 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.



345 PM EDT Sat Jun 16 2018

... Air quality alert is in effect for Sunday June 17...

The New Jersey department of environmental protection has
issued a code Orange air quality alert Sunday 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.



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