Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Southern Bristol (MAZ020) Massachusetts Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Excessive Heat Warning Excessive Heat Warning - Southern Bristol (Massachusetts)


Updated:07/21/2019 4:16am
Effective:07/21/2019 4:16am
Expires:07/21/2019 8:00pm
Severity:Moderate
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Likely
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Central Middlesex County; Eastern Essex; Eastern Franklin; Eastern Hampden; Eastern Hampshire; Eastern Norfolk; Eastern Plymouth; Northern Bristol; Northern Worcester; Northwest Middlesex County; Southeast Middlesex; Southern Bristol; Southern Plymouth; Southern Worcester; Suffolk; Western Essex; Western Franklin; Western Hampden; Western Hampshire; Western Norfolk; Western Plymouth
 
Instructions: 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.

Message summary: ...excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 pm edt this evening...
* heat index values...up to 109 due to temperatures in the upper 90s, and dewpoints in the lower to mid 70s.
* timing...dangerous heat and humidity today. The worst of the heat will be from late in the morning through the mid evening hours.
* temperature...actual air temperatures will reach the mid to upper 90s, with a few spots may reach 100 degrees.
* impacts...the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure. 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.
* 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.
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Air Quality Alert Air Quality Alert - Southern Bristol (Massachusetts)


Updated:07/20/2019 11:22pm
Effective:07/21/2019 4:16am
Expires:07/21/2019 11:30pm
Severity:Unknown
Urgency:Unknown
Certainty:Unknown
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Barnstable; Dukes; Nantucket; Southern Bristol; Southern Plymouth
 
Message summary: ...air quality alert is in effect from 11 am sunday until 11 pm sunday...
The massachusetts department of environmental protection has issued an air quality action day for the following counties...
Barnstable...dukes...nantucket...southern bristol...southern plymouth. An air quality action day means that ozone within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy standards. For additional information.. .http://eeaonline.eea.state.ma. Us/dep/massair/web/#/pollution/map/max
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