Ocean Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Air Quality Alert
Statement as of 8:27 AM EDT on September 02, 2014

...Air quality alert in effect until midnight EDT tonight...

The New Jersey department of environmental protection has issued an air quality health advisory...in effect until midnight EDT tonight.

An air quality advisory means that air quality within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy standards.

Ozone is forecast to reach the unhealthy for sensitive groups category across New Jersey due to southwest winds...mostly sunny skies...and hot temperatures. Sensitive individuals including the very Young...the elderly...and persons with respiratory diseases such as asthma...should avoid strenuous outdoor activities during the afternoon and early evening hours.

For more information on current and forecast concentrations of ground-level ozone and fine particulates, visit on the web at www.Airnow.Gov or www.State.NJ.US/dep/airmon/ (in lower case) or call the New Jersey Bureau of air monitoring at 609-292-0138