Union County, New Jersey
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Air Quality Alert
NJZ002-004-006-103>108-240300-
WESTERN PASSAIC-EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-
349 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAS ISSUED
AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...

BERGEN...ESSEX...PASSAIC...UNION...HUDSON.

IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT GROUND LEVEL OZONE WITHIN THE
REGION MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY STANDARDS.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...PLEASE VISIT THE NEW JERSEY
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WEB SITE AT...
HTTP://WWW.NJAQINOW.NET

$$

Excessive Heat Watch
NJZ006-106-108-NYZ072>075-176-178-240915-
/O.EXP.KOKX.HT.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-160723T2300Z/
/O.CON.KOKX.EH.A.0001.160725T1500Z-160725T2200Z/
HUDSON-EASTERN ESSEX-EASTERN UNION-NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-
RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHERN QUEENS-
SOUTHERN QUEENS-
702 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...
...HEAT ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 105 DEGREES MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...HIGHEST HEAT INDICES MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HOT CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE THE RISK FOR HEAT
RELATED HEALTH ISSUES...ESPECIALLY FOR THE ELDERLY...THOSE
WITH CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS SUCH AS LUNG AND HEART DISEASE...
THOSE WORKING OUTDOORS...AND OTHER HEAT SENSITIVE GROUPS OF
PEOPLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH MEANS THAT THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND
HUMIDITY COULD CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT
ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. 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.

USE AIR CONDITIONING TO STAY COOL AT HOME OR GO TO A PLACE THAT
HAS AIR CONDITIONING. CHECK ON VULNERABLE FRIENDS...FAMILY
MEMBERS AND NEIGHBORS. TO FIND A NYC COOLING CENTER CALL 3-1-1 OR
VISIT NYC.GOV/OEM

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.

&&

$$

Excessive Heat Watch
NJZ004-103>105-107-240915-
/O.CON.KOKX.EH.A.0001.160725T1500Z-160725T2200Z/
EASTERN PASSAIC-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-WESTERN ESSEX-
WESTERN UNION-
702 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO AROUND 105 DEGREES.

* TIMING...HIGHEST HEAT INDICES MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HOT CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE THE RISK FOR HEAT
RELATED HEALTH ISSUES...ESPECIALLY FOR THE ELDERLY...THOSE
WITH CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS SUCH AS LUNG AND HEART DISEASE...
THOSE WORKING OUTDOORS...AND OTHER HEAT SENSITIVE GROUPS OF
PEOPLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH MEANS THAT THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND
HUMIDITY COULD CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT
ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. 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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