Excessive Heat Watch - Monday July 20th, 2020
Region 2 VPP Sites:
We're on Day Three of a heat wave. NWS Mount Holly reports that of their 8 climate sites, 5 of them (Philadelphia, Atlantic City, Reading, Wilmington, and Georgetown) failed to fall below 80F for a low last night. As of 8AM, the heat index is near or above 90F in most areas.
Please see the current NWS graphics in the email chain below.
FYSA - Please see the Excessive Heat Watch information below from FEMA and NWS.
WEATHER WATCHES & WARNINGS:
New Jersey: Excessive Heat Watch in effect from Sunday until Tuesday afternoon for most of NJ
Dangerously hot conditions with heat index values up to 108 possible
Extreme heat and humidity will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities
Potential Impacts by Lifelines:
o Health & Medical: Possible heat related injuries
o Energy: Possible power outages