On Friday-17-July the National Weather Service has issued the following severe weather alerts and heat advisory for parts on New Jersey and New York. This will continue through-out the Weekend and into early next week.
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service New York NY 341 PM EDT Fri Jul 17 2020 -HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON SUNDAY TO 8 PM EDT MONDAY -WHAT...Heat index values up to around 100 expected. - WHERE...Portions of northeast New Jersey, southern Connecticut and southeast New York. -WHEN...From 12:00 noon Sunday-19-July to 8:00p Monday-20-July. - IMPACTS...High temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS 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. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. 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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. 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.
Air Quality Alert
NJZ002-004-006-103>108-200300- Western Passaic-Eastern Passaic-Hudson-Western Bergen-Eastern Bergen- Western Essex-Eastern Essex-Western Union-Eastern Union- 411 PM EDT Fri Jul 17 2020 -AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 11 PM EDT SUNDAY... -AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM EDT MONDAY... The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued an Air Quality Action Day for the following counties, Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, and Union. from 10:00a to 11:00p both Sunday-19-July and Monday-20-July. An Ozone Action Day has been declared! Ozone is forecast to reach the unhealthy for sensitive groups category for locations along and south of the I-95 corridor. Sensitive individuals including the very young, the elderly, and persons with respiratory diseases such as asthma, should avoid strenuous activities during the afternoon and early evening hours. 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