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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 3:39 AM EDT on July 23, 2016

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on July 25, 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.





Air Quality Alert

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on July 23, 2016

early evening hours.

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Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
Arkansas - Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - Wind Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning, Wind Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Colorado - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Public Information Statement
Delaware - Heat Advisory, Excessive Heat Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Air Quality Alert
District of Columbia - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
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Illinois - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Air Quality Alert
Indiana - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
Kansas - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
Louisiana - Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory, Excessive Heat Watch , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Mississippi - Flash Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Nebraska - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Record Report
New Jersey - Excessive Heat Watch , Heat Advisory, Excessive Heat Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
New York - Heat Advisory
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Ohio - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Excessive Heat Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Air Quality Alert
Rhode Island - Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning
Tennessee - Flash Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
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Washington - Record Report
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