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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ISSUES A HEAT ADVISORY AND AN AIR QUALITY ALERT !

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August 7,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, the Nation Weather Service issues a HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT WEDNESDAY…

* HEAT INDEX VALUES…95 to 100.

* TIMING…In the afternoon and into the early evening through Wednesday.

* IMPACTS…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.

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…Union…Hudson.

This is in effect until 11 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…
https://www.njaqinow.net

 

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National Weather Service has Once again Issued a Heat Advisory

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July 5 ,2018

the staff of the Ridgewood bog

Ridgewood NJ , the National Weather Service has once again issued a …HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING…

* HEAT INDEX VALUES…In the mid to upper 90s.

* TIMING…Highest heat indices will occur in the 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
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.

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HEAT ADVISORY AND AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT

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HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING…

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southern Connecticut,
northeast New Jersey and southeast New York.

AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 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…Passaic…Union…Hudson.

in effect from 11 AM this morning to 11 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…
https://www.njaqinow.net

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HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT MONDAY

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…VERY HOT AND HUMID MONDAY… …HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT MONDAY… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDTMONDAY. THE EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES…UP TO 103 DUE TO TEMPERATURES AROUND 90… AND DEWPOINTS IN THE LOWER 70S.

* TIMING…HIGHEST HEAT INDICESMONDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS…THE COMBINATION OF THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL INCREASE THE RISK FOR HEAT RELATED HEALTH ISSUES…ESPECIALLY FOR THE ELDERLY…THOSE WITH CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS SUCH AS LUNG AND HEART DISEASE…THOSE WORKING OUTDOORS…AND OTHER HEAT SENSITIVE GROUPS OF PEOPLE.

* AFFECTED AREAS: EASTERN BERGEN … EASTERN ESSEX … EASTERN PASSAIC … EASTERN UNION … HUDSON … WESTERN BERGEN … WESTERN ESSEX … WESTERN UNION

Instructions:

A HEAT ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED TO MAKE IT FEEL LIKE IT IS 100 TO 104 DEGREES FOR TWO CONSECUTIVE HOURS. 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.

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HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING

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URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
336 AM EDT THU JUL 14 2016

…HOT AND VERY HUMID TODAY…

…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING…

* HEAT INDEX VALUES…UP TO 102 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER
90S…AND DEWPOINTS IN THE LOWER 70S.

* TIMING…THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS…THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL INCREASE THE RISK FOR
HEAT RELATED HEALTH ISSUES…ESPECIALLY FOR THE ELDERLY…
THOSE WITH CHRONIC HEALTH PROBLEMS SUCH AS LUNG AND HEART
DISEASE…THOSE WORKING OUTDOORS…AND OTHER HEAT SENSITIVE
GROUPS OF PEOPLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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
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 LIGHTWEIGHT 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 EMERGENCY…CALL 9 1 1.