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Air Quality Alert
DEZ001>004-PAZ060-070-071-101>104-232030-
NEW CASTLE-KENT-INLAND SUSSEX-DELAWARE BEACHES-BERKS-DELAWARE-
PHILADELPHIA-WESTERN CHESTER-EASTERN CHESTER-WESTERN MONTGOMERY-
EASTERN MONTGOMERY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILMINGTON...DOVER...GEORGETOWN...
REHOBOTH BEACH...READING...MEDIA...PHILADELPHIA...HONEY BROOK...
OXFORD...WEST CHESTER...KENNETT SQUARE...COLLEGEVILLE...POTTSTOWN...
NORRISTOWN...LANSDALE
416 PM EDT FRI JUL 22 2016

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

THE DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND THE
PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAVE ISSUED A
CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY FOR GROUND LEVEL OZONE AND FINE
PARTICULATES... IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING... ...AIR
QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM EDT SATURDAY.

AN AIR QUALITY ACTION DAY MEANS THAT AIR QUALITY WITHIN THE REGION
MAY APPROACH OR EXCEED UNHEALTHY STANDARDS. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON
CURRENT AND FORECAST CONCENTRATIONS OF GROUND-LEVEL OZONE AND FINE
PARTICULATES, VISIT ON THE WEB AT WWW.AIRNOW.GOV

$$

Excessive Heat Warning
DEZ001-NJZ015-017>019-PAZ070-071-102-104-106-232100-
/O.CON.KPHI.EH.W.0003.160723T1500Z-160725T2200Z/
NEW CASTLE-MERCER-GLOUCESTER-CAMDEN-NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON-
DELAWARE-PHILADELPHIA-EASTERN CHESTER-EASTERN MONTGOMERY-
LOWER BUCKS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WILMINGTON...TRENTON...GLASSBORO...
CAMDEN...CHERRY HILL...MOORESTOWN...MOUNT HOLLY...MEDIA...
PHILADELPHIA...WEST CHESTER...KENNETT SQUARE...NORRISTOWN...
LANSDALE...MORRISVILLE...DOYLESTOWN
339 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS
MORNING TO 6 PM EDT MONDAY...

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S TODAY THROUGH
MONDAY. LOWS IN THE 70S... HOWEVER IN THE HIGHLY URBANIZED AREAS
SUCH AS CENTER CITY PHILADELPHIA THE TEMPERATURE AT NIGHT MAY
NOT DROP BELOW 80 DEGREES ESPECIALLY MONDAY NIGHT.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...PEAKING BETWEEN 100 AND 105 DEGREES SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AND MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE DEW POINTS ARE FORECAST TO
DECREASE SOME DURING SUNDAY...RESULTING IN HEAT INDICES PEAKING
RIGHT NEAR THE AIR TEMPERATURE.

* IMPACTS...THE EXCESSIVE HEAT WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS.
THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAT RELATED HEALTH ISSUES WILL BE HIGH...
ESPECIALLY FOR THE ELDERLY AND FOR THOSE ALREADY IN POOR
HEALTH.

* THE MULTIPLE DAYS OF EXCESSIVE HEAT WILL GREATLY AFFECT THOSE
WHO ARE ATTENDING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES... ESPECIALLY EVENTS WITH
LARGE GROUPS OF PEOPLE THAT ARE GATHERING IN THE DIRECT SUN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF
DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. THE COMBINATION OF HOT
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS
SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE LIKELY. 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.

YOUNG CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN
VEHICLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. DURING WARM OR HOT WEATHER CAR
INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES.

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
NJZ007>010-PAZ060>062-101-103-105-232100-
/O.CON.KPHI.EH.A.0003.160725T1500Z-160725T2200Z/
WARREN-MORRIS-HUNTERDON-SOMERSET-BERKS-LEHIGH-NORTHAMPTON-
WESTERN CHESTER-WESTERN MONTGOMERY-UPPER BUCKS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WASHINGTON...MORRISTOWN...FLEMINGTON...
SOMERVILLE...READING...ALLENTOWN...BETHLEHEM...EASTON...
HONEY BROOK...OXFORD...COLLEGEVILLE...POTTSTOWN...CHALFONT...
PERKASIE
339 AM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016

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

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS AROUND 95 DEGREES MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...POTENTIALLY AS HIGH AS 105 DEGREES MONDAY
AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE EXCESSIVE CAN CREATE HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS. THE
POTENTIAL FOR HEAT RELATED HEALTH ISSUES WILL BE HIGH...
ESPECIALLY FOR THE ELDERLY AND FOR THOSE ALREADY IN POOR
HEALTH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF HOT
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY IS POSSIBLE. THIS COMBINATION CAN
CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE.

&&

$$

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