Weather Alerts for Hoboken

Issued by the National Weather Service

Excessive Heat Warning  EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING   Excessive Heat Warning
HOBOKEN

Areas Affected:
Eastern Bergen - Eastern Essex - Eastern Passaic - Eastern Union - Hudson - Western Bergen - Western Essex - Western Passaic - Western Union
Effective: Sat, 7/20 4:29am Updated: Sat, 7/20 12:12pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 7/21 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT
SUNDAY...
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to around 110.
* TIMING...Through 8 pm Sunday.
* IMPACTS...Extreme heat can cause illness and death among at-
risk population who cannot stay cool. The excessive heat may
quickly cause heat stress or heat stroke.

Information:
An Excessive Heat Warning is issued when the combination of heat
and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 105 degrees
or greater. 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.
Seniors and those with chronic health problems or mental health
conditions are at increased risk. Homes without air conditioning
can be much hotter than outdoors.
Use air conditioning to stay cool at home or go to a place that
has air conditioning. Check on vulnerable friends, family members
and neighbors.
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! In cases of heat stroke call 9 1 1.

Air Quality Alert  AIR QUALITY ALERT   Air Quality Alert
HOBOKEN

Areas Affected:
Eastern Bergen - Eastern Essex - Eastern Passaic - Eastern Union - Hudson - Western Bergen - Western Essex - Western Union
Effective: Sat, 7/20 4:29am Updated: Sat, 7/20 12:12pm Urgency: Unknown
Expires: Sun, 7/21 12:00am Severity: Unknown Certainty: Unknown

 
Details:
...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM UNTIL 11 PM TODAY...
...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM UNTIL 11 PM SUNDAY...
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
has issued an air quality action day for the following counties...
Bergen...Essex...Eastern Passaic...Union...Hudson.
An Ozone Action Day has been declared! Ozone is forecast to reach
the unhealthy for sensitive groups category most of the Garden State
due to hot temperatures, sunny skies, and light westerly winds.
Sensitive individuals including the very young, the elderly, and
persons with respiratory diseases such as asthma, should avoid
strenuous outdoor activities during the afternoon and early evening
hours.