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Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 10:32 AM EDT Jul. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM EDT
Sunday...

* heat index values... up to 115 due to temperatures from 98 to
102, and dewpoints 70-75.

* Timing... dangerous heat and humidity through the weekend. The
worst of the heat will be from late in the morning through the
mid evening hours on both days.

* Impacts... the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure. Children and pets should
never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances as car
interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

* Location... Rhode Island, northern Connecticut, and most of
Massachusetts including the Metro areas of Boston, Providence
and Hartford. This area does not include Cape Cod and the
islands.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

Young children and pets should never be left unattended in
vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during
warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal
temperatures in a matter of minutes.





Air Quality Alert
Issued: 8:09 AM EDT Jul. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening...

The Rhode Island department of environmental management has issued
an air quality action day for ground level ozone, until 11 PM EDT
this evening.

An air quality action day means that ground level ozone
concentrations within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy
standards. For additional information, please visit the Rhode
Island department of environmental management website at:

Https://bit.Ly/25sdntm



809 am EDT Sat Jul 20 2019

... Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening...

The Rhode Island department of environmental management has issued
an air quality action day for ground level ozone, until 11 PM EDT
this evening.

An air quality action day means that ground level ozone
concentrations within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy
standards. For additional information, please visit the Rhode
Island department of environmental management website at:

Https://bit.Ly/25sdntm



341 PM EDT Fri Jul 19 2019

... Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Saturday...

The Massachusetts department of environmental protection has issued
an air quality action day for ground level ozone, from 11 am to
11 PM EDT Saturday.

An air quality action day means that ground level ozone
concentrations within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy
standards. For additional information, please visit the
Massachusetts department of environmental protection website at:

Https://bit.Ly/2ahicoq


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341 PM EDT Fri Jul 19 2019

... Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Saturday...

The Massachusetts department of environmental protection has issued
an air quality action day for ground level ozone, from 11 am to
11 PM EDT Saturday.

An air quality action day means that ground level ozone
concentrations within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy
standards. For additional information, please visit the
Massachusetts department of environmental protection website at:

Https://bit.Ly/2ahicoq


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www.Weather.Gov/Boston

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