Cape May County, New Jersey
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Air Quality Alert
Cape May-Atlantic Coastal Cape May-Atlantic-Coastal Atlantic-
345 PM EDT Wed Jul 19 2017


The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued
a code orange air quality alert Thursday for Atlantic and Cape
May 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


Heat Advisory
Kent-Inland Sussex-Cecil-Kent MD-Queen Annes-Talbot-Caroline-
Hunterdon-Somerset-Middlesex-Western Monmouth-Salem-Ocean-
Cumberland-Atlantic-Cape May-Southeastern Burlington-Berks-Lehigh-
Northampton-Western Chester-Western Montgomery-Upper Bucks-
Including the cities of Dover, Georgetown, Elkton, Chestertown,
Centreville, Easton, Denton, Flemington, Somerville,
New Brunswick, Freehold, Pennsville, Jackson, Millville,
Hammonton, Cape May Court House, Wharton State Forest, Reading,
Allentown, Bethlehem, Honey Brook, Oxford, Collegeville,
Pottstown, Chalfont, and Perkasie
922 AM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017


* HEAT INDEX VALUES...From 100 to 105 in southeast Pennsylvania
and central New Jersey and 103 to 108 in Delaware, the Eastern
Shore of Maryland, and southern New Jersey.

* TIMING...This afternoon into early this evening.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.


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

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 9 1 1.


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