Eastern Essex Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:39 AM EDT Aug. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 6 PM EDT this evening...

* heat index values... upper 90s.

* Timing... through the early evening.

* 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
exposure.

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.

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.



Jmc



339 am EDT Fri Aug 17 2018

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 6 PM EDT this evening...

* heat index values... upper 90s.

* Timing... through the early evening.

* 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
exposure.

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.

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.



Jmc


Air Quality Alert
Issued: 5:52 PM EDT Aug. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Air quality alert in effect until 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... eastern Passaic... Union... Hudson.

In effect until 11 PM EDT this evening.

An ozone action day has been declared! Ozone levels are forecast to
reach the unhealthy for sensitive groups category in central New
Jersey and along the I-95 corridor with sunny skies, light
west/southwest winds, and hot temperatures. Sensitive individuals
including the very Young, the elderly, and persons with respiratory
diseases such as asthma, should avoid strenuous outdoor activities
during the afternoon and early evening hours.

For additional information... please visit the New Jersey department
of environmental protection web site at... http://www.Njaqinow.Net



552 PM EDT Thu Aug 16 2018

... Air quality alert in effect until 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... eastern Passaic... Union... Hudson.

In effect until 11 PM EDT this evening.

An ozone action day has been declared! Ozone levels are forecast to
reach the unhealthy for sensitive groups category in central New
Jersey and along the I-95 corridor with sunny skies, light
west/southwest winds, and hot temperatures. Sensitive individuals
including the very Young, the elderly, and persons with respiratory
diseases such as asthma, should avoid strenuous outdoor activities
during the afternoon and early evening hours.

For additional information... please visit the New Jersey department
of environmental protection web site at... http://www.Njaqinow.Net