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Heat Advisory in effect until 8 pm EDT this evening
Release Date: July 18, 2012


NJZ001-008-190000-
/O.EXA.KPHI.HT.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-120719T0000Z/
SUSSEX-MORRIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF.NEWTON.MORRISTOWN
1124 AM EDT WED JUL 18 2012

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

THE NATL WEATHER SVC IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY.WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* LOCATION.SUSSEX & MORRIS COUNTIES IN FAR NW & NORTH
 CNTL NJ.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES.GENERALLY FROM 99 TO 103 THIS AFTERNOON.
 LWR VALUES OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

* IMPACTS.THE CUMULATIVE AFFECTS OF THE HEAT ARE DANGER TO
 EVERYONE. THE ELDERLY. THE INFIRM & THE VERY YOUNG ARE
 MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO HEAT RELATED HEALTH PROBLEMS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS.

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPS
AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION. BE SURE TO
DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS. STAY IN AN AIR CONDITIONED LOCATION.
STAY OUT OF THE SUN & CHECK ON ELDERLY RELATIVES & NEIGHBORS.
DO NOT LEAVE A PERSON OR A PET IN A PARKED VEHICLE.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE. RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITY TO THE EARLY MORNING OR
LATE EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS & SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND
HEAT STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT & LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING.

TO REDUCE YOUR RISK WHEN PERFORMING OUTDOOR WORK. THE
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS
SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN A SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED
LOCATION. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL
SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY - CALL 9 1 1.

PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOUR PETS HAVE ACCESS TO PLENTY OF COOL
WATER & A SHADED WELL VENTILATED PLACE TO REST. THE MOST HUMANE
THING TO DO IS TO BRING THEM INTO AN AIR CONDITIONED LOCATION.





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