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Western Passaic-Eastern Passaic-Hudson-Western Bergen-Eastern Bergen-
Western Essex-Eastern Essex-Western Union-Eastern Union-
1127 AM EDT Mon Jun 18 2018
...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued an
Air Quality Action Day for the following counties...
in effect until 10 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...
Western Passaic-Eastern Passaic-Hudson-Western Bergen-
Eastern Bergen-Western Essex-Eastern Essex-Western Union-
Eastern Union-Orange-Putnam-Rockland-Northern Westchester-
1210 PM EDT Mon Jun 18 2018
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to around 100.
* TIMING...Highest heat indices during the mid to late 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 is issued when the combination of heat and
humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees
for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees for any
length of time.
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! In cases of heat stroke call 9 1 1.