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Special Statement, Air Quality Alert

Statement as of 11:43 AM EDT on May 28, 2016

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on May 28, 2016


... The first official heat wave of the season is expected this
afternoon for portions of the Interstate 95 corridor into the
Lehigh Valley...

A third consecutive day of 90 degree readings is expected this afternoon
for the Philadelphia metropolitan area as well as Allentown eastward
along the Interstate 78 corridor into central New Jersey. These
temperatures will also be within 3 degrees of the record for this
date. Possibly of greater importance... the heat index should
briefly rise to between 90 and 95 degrees this afternoon. The
cumulative daily impact of hot early season temperatures may take
a toll on the elderly or children.

Stay healthy this afternoon by wearing loose fitting clothing...
drinking cold non alcoholic beverages... working or resting in the
shade or better yet... being in air conditioned facilities.



1143 am EDT Sat may 28 2016

... The first official heat wave of the season is expected this
afternoon for portions of the Interstate 95 corridor into the
Lehigh Valley...

A third consecutive day of 90 degree readings is expected this afternoon
for the Philadelphia metropolitan area as well as Allentown eastward
along the Interstate 78 corridor into central New Jersey. These
temperatures will also be within 3 degrees of the record for this
date. Possibly of greater importance... the heat index should
briefly rise to between 90 and 95 degrees this afternoon. The
cumulative daily impact of hot early season temperatures may take
a toll on the elderly or children.

Stay healthy this afternoon by wearing loose fitting clothing...
drinking cold non alcoholic beverages... working or resting in the
shade or better yet... being in air conditioned facilities.



1143 am EDT Sat may 28 2016

... The first official heat wave of the season is expected this
afternoon for portions of the Interstate 95 corridor into the
Lehigh Valley...

A third consecutive day of 90 degree readings is expected this afternoon
for the Philadelphia metropolitan area as well as Allentown eastward
along the Interstate 78 corridor into central New Jersey. These
temperatures will also be within 3 degrees of the record for this
date. Possibly of greater importance... the heat index should
briefly rise to between 90 and 95 degrees this afternoon. The
cumulative daily impact of hot early season temperatures may take
a toll on the elderly or children.

Stay healthy this afternoon by wearing loose fitting clothing...
drinking cold non alcoholic beverages... working or resting in the
shade or better yet... being in air conditioned facilities.


1143 am EDT Sat may 28 2016

... The first official heat wave of the season is expected this
afternoon for portions of the Interstate 95 corridor into the
Lehigh Valley...

A third consecutive day of 90 degree readings is expected this afternoon
for the Philadelphia metropolitan area as well as Allentown eastward
along the Interstate 78 corridor into central New Jersey. These
temperatures will also be within 3 degrees of the record for this
date. Possibly of greater importance... the heat index should
briefly rise to between 90 and 95 degrees this afternoon. The
cumulative daily impact of hot early season temperatures may take
a toll on the elderly or children.

Stay healthy this afternoon by wearing loose fitting clothing...
drinking cold non alcoholic beverages... working or resting in the
shade or better yet... being in air conditioned facilities.



345 PM EDT Fri may 27 2016

... Air quality alert is in effect for Saturday may 28...

The New Jersey department of environmental protection has
issued a code Orange air quality alert Saturday for Sussex and
Warren counties.

A code Orange air quality alert means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children... people
suffering from asthma... heart disease or other lung
diseases... and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can
be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

For more information on ground-level ozone and fine
particles... visit www.Airnow.Gov.



345 PM EDT Fri may 27 2016

... Air quality alert is in effect for Saturday may 28...

The New Jersey department of environmental protection has
issued a code Orange air quality alert Saturday for Sussex and
Warren counties.

A code Orange air quality alert means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children... people
suffering from asthma... heart disease or other lung
diseases... and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can
be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

For more information on ground-level ozone and fine
particles... visit www.Airnow.Gov.



345 PM EDT Fri may 27 2016

... Air quality alert is in effect for Saturday may 28...

The New Jersey department of environmental protection has
issued a code Orange air quality alert Saturday for Sussex and
Warren counties.

A code Orange air quality alert means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children... people
suffering from asthma... heart disease or other lung
diseases... and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can
be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

For more information on ground-level ozone and fine
particles... visit www.Airnow.Gov.




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