Weather Alerts for Essex County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
ESSEX COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Eastern Bergen - Eastern Essex - Eastern Passaic - Eastern Union - Hudson - Western Bergen - Western Essex - Western Union
Effective: Mon, 7/16 12:00pm Updated: Mon, 7/16 6:30am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 7/17 6:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT
TUESDAY...
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...In the upper 90s due to temperatures in
the lower 80s, and dewpoints in the lower 70s.
* TIMING...Monday afternoon and Tuesday 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.

Information:
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.