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Zone NJZ026 Is Warnings/Alerts for Coastal Ocean County (LBI)
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NJZ026 Excessive Heat Warning issued July 19 at 4:15AM EDT until July 21 at 10:00PM EDT by NWS ... EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 10 PM EDT SUNDAY... * HEAT INDEX VALUES... 101 to 106 this afternoon, and 105 to 110 on Saturday afternoon and Sunday afternoon. Values will be a bit lower in the elevated terrain of the Poconos and far northern New Jersey. Excessive Heat Warning **************** ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 10 PM EDT SUNDAY... * HEAT INDEX VALUES...101 to 106 this afternoon, and 105 to 110 on Saturday afternoon and Sunday afternoon. Values will be a bit lower in the elevated terrain of the Poconos and far northern New Jersey. * TEMPERATURES...Maximum readings in the lower and middle 90s this afternoon, and in the middle and upper 90s on Saturday afternoon and Sunday afternoon. Overnight lows will range mainly in the middle and upper 70s. * TIMING...The most dangerous of the heat and humidity will occur from mid afternoon into the early evening each day. * IMPACTS...The excessive heat and humidity may cause heat stress or heat stroke. The most susceptible individuals are the elderly and those with pre-existing health issues. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to the early morning or the late evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing. Drink plenty of water. To reduce your risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in a shaded or air conditioned environment. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency, call 9 1 1. An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will create a DANGEROUS SITUATION. Stay in an air-conditioned environment, stay out of the sun, and check on elderly relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in a vehicle under any circumstance. This is especially true during hot weather when a car`s interior can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.
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