Daily Forecast

HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TUESDAY TO 6 AM EDT WEDNESDAY……EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING

  • WHAT…For the Heat Advisory, heat index values up to 98 expected. For the Excessive Heat Watch, dangerously hot conditions with heat index values of 100 to 105 possible.
  • WHERE…Portions of northern Delaware, central, northern, and southern New Jersey, and southeast Pennsylvania.
  • WHEN…For the Heat Advisory, from 10 AM Tuesday to 6 AM EDT Wednesday. For the Excessive Heat Watch, from Wednesday morning through Saturday evening.
  • IMPACTS…Heat related illnesses increase significantly during extreme heat and high humidity events.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS…A prolonged period of excessive heat with high temperatures in the 90s is expected through this week. The heat is forecast to worsen as the week goes on, with it peaking late in the week and into the weekend. These early season heat events combined with the prolonged nature of it may cause an increase in heat related impacts such heat illnesses or on heat sensitive infrastructure.

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.

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