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Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 7:40 AM Jun. 17, 2024 – National Weather Service
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT
FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with heat index values up to 101
expected.

* WHERE...Genesee, Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne Counties.

* WHEN...From noon today to 8 PM EDT Friday.

* IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses increase significantly during
extreme heat and high humidity events.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Heat stress increases with the number of
consecutive hot days. Hot conditions are forecast for the next
five days. The effects of heat are most impactful for more
vulnerable urban populations.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of
the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Stay cool, stay hydrated, stay informed.

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Air Quality Alert
Issued: 2:42 PM Jun. 16, 2024 – National Weather Service
...AIR QUALITY ADVISORY FOR MONDAY JUNE 17...

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has issued an Air
Quality Advisory for Monday June 17, for elevated levels of
ozone. Pollutants are expected to be in the Unhealthy for Sensitive
Groups range.

The alert is in effect for the following Michigan Counties,

Wayne, Washtenaw, Macomb, Oakland, Livingston, St. Clair, and
Monroe.

It is recommended that, when possible, you avoid strenuous outdoor
activities, especially those with respiratory diseases such as
asthma.

People and businesses are urged to avoid activities which lead to
ozone formation. These activities include, refueling vehicles or
topping off when refueling, using gasoline powered lawn equipment,
and using charcoal lighter fluid.

Positive activities include, driving less, telecommuting, walking or
biking, delaying or combining errands and using water-based paints.

For further information, please see EPA's Air Now site for up-to-
date air quality data at https://www.airnow.gov.

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