Weather Alerts for Coastal York ME

Issued by the National Weather Service

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
COASTAL YORK ME

Areas Affected:
Coastal Cumberland - Coastal York - Interior Cumberland - Interior York
Effective: Mon, 6/18 12:00pm Updated: Mon, 6/18 1:15pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 6/18 7:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...Heat Advisory in effect for the southern half of New Hampshire
and parts of southwest Maine this afternoon...
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
* Heat Index Values...In the upper 90s due to temperatures in
the lower 90s, and dewpoints in the upper 60s.
* Timing...This afternoon.

Information:
A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned
room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and
neighbors, especially older adults who live alone, to make sure
they are able to stay cool.
People who work or exercise outside or in hot environments, and
children attending summer camps or outdoor sports practices
should take extra precautions. When possible...reschedule
strenuous activities to early morning. 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.
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...call 9 1 1.

Beach Hazards Statement  BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT   Beach Hazards Statement
COASTAL YORK ME

Areas Affected:
Coastal Cumberland - Coastal Waldo - Coastal York - Knox - Lincoln - Sagadahoc
Effective: Mon, 6/18 8:28am Updated: Mon, 6/18 1:15pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 6/18 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a Beach Hazards
Statement, which is in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening.
* Location...Ocean beaches of Maine and New Hampshire.
* Beach Hazard...The warm air temperatures in the lower 90s may
cause people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water
temperatures which are currently only in the mid to upper 50s.
* Winds...Southwest winds of 10 to 20 mph.
* Impacts...The cold water temperatures can quickly cause
hypothermia to anyone immersed in the water. Anyone on boats
or paddlecraft should use extreme caution to avoid this threat.

Information:
A Beach Hazards Statement is issued on days when a significant
number of boats and paddlecraft are expected to be out on the
water and when warm air temperatures may cause people to
underestimate the danger of the cold water. Paddle smart from the
start. Always wear your life jacket. Be aware of wind conditions,
tides, and localized currents.

Air Quality Alert  AIR QUALITY ALERT   Air Quality Alert
COASTAL YORK ME

Areas Affected:
Coastal Cumberland - Coastal Waldo - Coastal York - Knox - Lincoln - Sagadahoc
Effective: Mon, 6/18 12:00pm Updated: Mon, 6/18 1:15pm Urgency: Unknown
Expires: Mon, 6/18 10:00pm Severity: Unknown Certainty: Unknown

 
Details:
...Air quality alert is in effect from 10 AM Monday until 10 PM
Monday...
The Maine  Department of Environmental Protection has
issued an air quality action day for the following counties...
Coastal Cumberland...Coastal Waldo...Coastal York...Knox...Lincoln...
Sagadahoc.
THE MAINE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION HAS ISSUED AN AIR
QUALITY ALERT FOR MONDAY JUNE 18 FOR THE COAST FROM KITTERY THROUGH
ACADIA NATIONAL PARK.
PEOPLE WITH RESPIRATORY OR HEART DISEASE, THE
ELDERLY, CHILDREN, TEENAGERS AND ACTIVE ADULTS SHOULD LIMIT
PROLONGED OR HEAVY EXERTION.
IT IS OKAY TO BE ACTIVE OUTSIDE BUT TAKE MORE BREAKS AND DO LESS
INTENSE ACTIVITIES. WATCH FOR SYMPTOMS SUCH AS COUGHING OR
SHORTNESS OF BREATH. ASTHMATICS SHOULD FOLLOW THEIR ACTION PLANS
AND KEEP QUICK RELIEVE MEDS HANDY. THOSE WITH A HEART DISEASE
SHOULD WATCH FOR PALPITATIONS, SHORTNESS OF BREATH OR UNUSUAL
FATIGUE AND CONTACT YOUR HEALTH PROVIDER IF NECESSARY.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CHECK OUT W W W DOT MAINE DOT G O V SLASH
DEP SLASH OZONE.











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