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Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 7:05 PM Jul. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM EDT
SATURDAY...
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued an Excessive Heat Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM
to 9 PM EDT Saturday. The Excessive Heat Watch is no longer in
effect on Saturday.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 114 due to temperatures around 101,
and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* IMPACTS...Dangerously high temperatures and humidity could
quickly cause heat stress or heat stroke if precautions are
not taken.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously high temperatures will occur. The combination of
extreme temperatures and high humidity will create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are expected. Check in on
relatives and neighbors.

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of
dangerously high temperatures is possible. Prepare for extreme
temperatures and high humidity which would create a situation in
which heat illnesses are expected.

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.

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 - call 911.

&&

Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 7:05 PM Jul. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM EDT
SATURDAY...
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued an Excessive Heat Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM
to 9 PM EDT Saturday. The Excessive Heat Watch is no longer in
effect on Saturday.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 114 due to temperatures around 101,
and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* IMPACTS...Dangerously high temperatures and humidity could
quickly cause heat stress or heat stroke if precautions are
not taken.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously high temperatures will occur. The combination of
extreme temperatures and high humidity will create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are expected. Check in on
relatives and neighbors.

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of
dangerously high temperatures is possible. Prepare for extreme
temperatures and high humidity which would create a situation in
which heat illnesses are expected.

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.

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 - call 911.

&&

Excessive Heat Watch
Issued: 7:05 PM Jul. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM EDT
SATURDAY...
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Baltimore MD/Washington has
issued an Excessive Heat Warning, which is in effect from 11 AM
to 9 PM EDT Saturday. The Excessive Heat Watch is no longer in
effect on Saturday.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 114 due to temperatures around 101,
and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* IMPACTS...Dangerously high temperatures and humidity could
quickly cause heat stress or heat stroke if precautions are
not taken.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously high temperatures will occur. The combination of
extreme temperatures and high humidity will create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are expected. Check in on
relatives and neighbors.

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of
dangerously high temperatures is possible. Prepare for extreme
temperatures and high humidity which would create a situation in
which heat illnesses are expected.

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.

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 - call 911.

&&

Air Quality Alert
Issued: 8:44 PM Jul. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service
...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR FRIDAY JULY 19 2019...

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments in association
with Maryland Department of the Environment, Virginia Department
of Environmental Quality, and District Department of Environment
has issued a Code ORANGE Air Quality Alert Friday for
the DC metro area.

A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people
suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung diseases and
the elderly. The effects of air pollution can be minimized by
avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

For more information on ground-level ozone and fine particles
please visit the Maryland Department of the Environment Web
Site at wwww.mde.maryland.gov/programs/air/.

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