Weather Alerts for Jonestown

Issued by the National Weather Service

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
JONESTOWN

Areas Affected:
Juniata - Franklin - Union - Snyder - Montour - Northumberland - Columbia - Perry - Dauphin - Schuylkill - Lebanon - Cumberland - Adams - York - Lancaster
Effective: Fri, 6/21 1:43pm Updated: Fri, 6/21 5:24pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 6/22 7:45am Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
* WHAT...Maximum heat index values 100-102 Friday afternoon. Maximum
heat index values 102-104. Maximum heat index values 100-103
Sunday afternoon.

* WHERE...A portion of central Pennsylvania.

* WHEN...Until 8 PM EDT Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause an increase
in heat-related illnesses.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The risk of heat-related impacts is expected
to reach its highest level over the weekend. The early arrival of
the heat in the summer season, persistence of heat over multiple
days, and very warm nights will be aggravating factors of overall
heat stress.

Information:
Drink plenty of water, even if you don't feel thirsty. Spend time in
air conditioning and in the shade. For more information on heat
safety, go to weather.gov/safety/heat.

Air Quality Alert  AIR QUALITY ALERT   Air Quality Alert
JONESTOWN

Areas Affected:
Dauphin - Lebanon - Cumberland - York - Lancaster
Effective: Thu, 6/20 4:30pm Updated: Fri, 6/21 5:24pm Urgency: Unknown
Expires: Sat, 6/22 12:00am Severity: Unknown Certainty: Unknown

 
Details:
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has
issued a Code ORANGE Air Quality Alert on Friday for the
Susquehanna Valley.

A Code ORANGE Air Quality Alert means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people
suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung diseases,
and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can be minimized
by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

For more information on ground-level ozone and fine particles,
visit http://www.airnow.gov and http://www.aqpartners.state.pa.us.