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1100 PM EDT Sun Jun 17 2018
...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM EDT MONDAY...
The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection has issued
an Air Quality Action Day for Ground Level Ozone, in effect from
11 AM to 11 PM EDT Monday.
An Air Quality Action day means that Ground Level Ozone
concentrations within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy
standards. For additional information, please visit the
Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection website at:
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Including the cities of Hartford, Windsor Locks, Framingham,
Lowell, Lawrence, Springfield, Cambridge, and Ayer
1127 PM EDT Sun Jun 17 2018
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM EDT MONDAY...
* Heat Index Values...Around 100.
* Timing...Monday afternoon.
* Impacts...Extreme heat can cause illness and death among at-
risk population who cannot stay cool. The heat and humidity
may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended
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
stay out of the sunshine, and check up on relatives and
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.