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ALERTL: NJ Department of Emergency Management Warn Residents of Heat Related Illness Due to Record Heat

By rlsmetro on
New Jersey

**The following is a message from the New Jersey Department of Emergency Management:**

"Summer is a few days away, but we have a hot day in store for Monday, with temperatures rising into the 90s from New York City north and west. A Heat Advisory is in effect for Northeast New Jersey as well as parts of Central and South Jersey. Heat index values are expected to be around 100 in the afternoon.

These temperatures can be dangerous, especially for children, the elderly, and populations vulnerable to excessive heat. Know the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness. You just may save a life!

For more information visit

Stay cool out there! Keep drinking water, even if you don't feel thirsty. Find a place with air conditioning to hang out such as a library or mall. For cooling center information call NJ 2-1-1 or visit

Listen to Weather Updates from the National Weather Service!

For those living in Central and Southern New Jersey visit US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly For those living in Northern New Jersey and the New York Metro area visit US National Weather Service New York NY