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Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 8:14 PM Jun. 21, 2024 – National Weather Service
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT
SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with heat index values up to 99.

* WHERE...Beaver, Fayette, Washington, Allegheny, Butler, and
Westmoreland Counties.

* WHEN...Until 8 PM EDT Saturday.

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

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.

Do not leave young children and pets in unattended vehicles. Car
interiors will reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

Take extra precautions when outside. Wear lightweight and loose
fitting clothing. Try to limit strenuous activities to early morning
or evening. Take action when you see symptoms of heat exhaustion and
heat stroke.

Stay cool, stay hydrated, stay informed.

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Air Quality Alert
Issued: 1:00 PM Jun. 21, 2024 – National Weather Service
...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FOR FRIDAY JUNE 21...

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has
issued a code ORANGE air quality alert for Friday, including
the greater Pittsburgh region, including Allegheny, Butler,
Beaver, Armstrong, Washington, Westmoreland and Fayette counties.

A code ORANGE air quality alert means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, the elderly,
and people suffering from asthma, heart disease, or other lung
diseases. The effects of air pollution can be minimized by
avoiding outdoor exercise or strenuous activity.

For more information on ground-level ozone and
fine particles, visit http://www.airnow.gov and
https://www.ahs.dep.pa.gov/AQPartnersWeb/

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