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Tornado Watch
Issued: 3:38 PM May. 20, 2022 – National Weather Service
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 251 IN
EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN DELAWARE THIS WATCH INCLUDES 1 COUNTY

IN NORTHERN DELAWARE

NEW CASTLE

IN NEW JERSEY THIS WATCH INCLUDES 13 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL NEW JERSEY

MERCER                MONMOUTH

IN NORTHERN NEW JERSEY

HUNTERDON             MIDDLESEX             MORRIS
SOMERSET              SUSSEX                WARREN

IN SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY

BURLINGTON            CAMDEN                GLOUCESTER
OCEAN                 SALEM

IN PENNSYLVANIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 10 COUNTIES

IN EAST CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA

BERKS                 LEHIGH                NORTHAMPTON

IN NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA

CARBON                MONROE

IN SOUTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA

BUCKS                 CHESTER               DELAWARE
MONTGOMERY            PHILADELPHIA

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ALLENTOWN, BETHLEHEM, BLAIRSTOWN,
CAMDEN, CHERRY HILL, DEPTFORD, DOYLESTOWN, EAST BRUNSWICK,
EASTON, EDISON, FLEMINGTON, FREEHOLD, GLASSBORO, JIM THORPE,
MEDIA, MOORESTOWN, MORRISTOWN, MOUNT HOLLY, NEW BRUNSWICK,
NEWTON, NORRISTOWN, NORTH BRUNSWICK TOWNSHIP, PENNSVILLE,
PERTH AMBOY, PHILADELPHIA, READING, SAYREVILLE, SOMERSET,
STROUDSBURG, TOMS RIVER, TRENTON, WEST CHESTER, AND WILMINGTON.

Heat Advisory
Issued: 7:16 AM May. 20, 2022 – National Weather Service
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 10 PM EDT SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Heat index values up to 100 expected.

* WHERE...Portions of New Jersey, southeast Pennsylvania and
northern Delaware.

* WHEN...From 11 AM to 10 PM EDT Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
illnesses to occur.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Another Heat Advisory may be needed for
portions of the area on Sunday.

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. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.

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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. 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 9 1 1.

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