Salisbury, MD (21801)

3:14 PM EDT on July 21, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Ocean Gateway | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory, Air Quality Alert

Elev 56 ft 38.38 °N, 75.62 °W | Updated 10 seconds ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
93.0 °F
Feels Like 108 °F
N
1.0
Wind Variable Wind from NNW

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.94 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 4600 ft
Scattered Clouds 6000 ft
Heat Index 108 °F
Dew Point 78 °F
Humidity 61%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:55 AM 8:21 PM
Waning Crescent, 4% visible
METAR KSBY 211755Z 24003KT 10SM FEW046 SCT060 34/23 A2993 RMK SLP136
Pressure 29.94 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 4600 ft
Scattered Clouds 6000 ft
Heat Index 108 °F
Dew Point 78 °F
Humidity 61%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:55 AM 8:21 PM
Waning Crescent, 4% visible
METAR KSBY 211755Z 24003KT 10SM FEW046 SCT060 34/23 A2993 RMK SLP136

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Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 10:02 AM EDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening...

* areas affected: central and eastern Virginia... northeast North
Carolina... and the lower Eastern Shore.

* Maximum forecast heat index values: 105 to 109 degrees.

* Timing: peak heat indices are expected during the afternoon
hours, but some locations near the coast may see values peak
by late morning before the seabreeze develops in the afternoon.

* Impacts: prolonged exposure or any strenuous activity may lead
to heat related illnesses that require immediate medical
attention.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air-conditioned
room... stay out of the sun... and check up on relatives and
neighbors.

Take extra precautions... if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.




Air Quality Alert
Issued: 7:07 AM EDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

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

The Maryland department of the environment has issued a code Orange
air quality alert across the Maryland Eastern Shore... for ground
level ozone... in effect until midnight EDT tonight.

Air quality is expected to reach code Orange... which is unhealthy
for sensitive groups... and means individuals with respiratory
and/or heart ailments... older adults... and children should reduce
prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion.

An air quality alert means that ground level ozone concentrations
within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy standards. For
additional information... please visit the Maryland department of the
environment web site at http://www.Mde.State.MD.US/air... or call the
Maryland air quality hotline at 4 1 0... 5 3 7... 3 2 4 7.



707 am EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

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

The Maryland department of the environment has issued a code Orange
air quality alert across the Maryland Eastern Shore... for ground
level ozone... in effect until midnight EDT tonight.

Air quality is expected to reach code Orange... which is unhealthy
for sensitive groups... and means individuals with respiratory
and/or heart ailments... older adults... and children should reduce
prolonged or heavy outdoor exertion.

An air quality alert means that ground level ozone concentrations
within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy standards. For
additional information... please visit the Maryland department of the
environment web site at http://www.Mde.State.MD.US/air... or call the
Maryland air quality hotline at 4 1 0... 5 3 7... 3 2 4 7.