Western Monmouth Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Special Statement, Air Quality Alert
Statement as of 07:38 PM EDT on Σεπτέμβριος 02, 2014

...Strong thunderstorms will affect Burlington...Camden...eastern Delaware...Gloucester...northwestern Atlantic...Philadelphia... Salem...southeastern Bucks...southeastern Montgomery...southern Mercer and southwestern Monmouth counties...

An area of strong thunderstorms was located from Montgomery County Pennsylvania to New Castle County Delaware. This area was moving east at 35 mph and will affect portions of Atlantic...Bucks... Burlington...Camden...Delaware...Gloucester...Mercer... Monmouth...Montgomery...Philadelphia and Salem counties by 900 PM.

Wind gusts to 40 mph are possible with these strong thunderstorms.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these strong thunderstorms. Do not stay in the open nor seek shelter under trees when lightning threatens...move indoors when a thunderstorm approaches.

Very heavy rain will fall from these strong thunderstorms...and will cause water to pond on roads and fill poor drainage areas. The rain can cause rapid rises on small streams and creeks.

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827 am EDT Tue Sep 2 2014

...Air quality alert in effect until midnight EDT tonight...

The New Jersey department of environmental protection has issued an air quality health advisory...in effect until midnight EDT tonight.

An air quality advisory means that air quality within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy standards.

Ozone is forecast to reach the unhealthy for sensitive groups category across New Jersey due to southwest winds...mostly sunny skies...and hot temperatures. 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.

For more information on current and forecast concentrations of ground-level ozone and fine particulates, visit on the web at www.Airnow.Gov or www.State.NJ.US/dep/airmon/ (in lower case) or call the New Jersey Bureau of air monitoring at 609-292-0138