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Hackettstown Police Department
Sunday August 7th, 2022 :: 09:15 a.m. EDT



* WHAT...Heat index values up around 100.
* WHERE...Parts of southeastern Pennsylvania and northwestern New Jersey.
* WHEN...Until 8:00 PM Monday.
* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity levels will increase the threat of heat related health issues.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Peak heat index values are forecast to be near 100 this afternoon and again on Monday afternoon. Low temperatures should favor the 70s, providing little relief from the heat at night.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned location, stay out of the sun when possible, and check on elderly relatives and
neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in a vehicle under any circumstance.
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or late
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing. To reduce your risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in a shaded or air conditioned environment. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.
Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.
(From The National Weather Service Mount Holly, NJ)

Hackettstown Police Department
215 Stiger St
Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 908-852-3302

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