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Hudson County Office of Emergency Management
Monday August 8th, 2022 :: 10:31 a.m. EDT


High Heat and Humidity thru Tuesday. Heat index values will range from the upper 90s to lower 100s.

High Heat and Humidity thru Tuesday Areawide– Maximum heat index values will range from the upper 90s to lower 100s on Monday afternoon in most places, with more a bit more widespread 100 to 105 heat indices possible Tuesday afternoon. Nighttime conditions will offer little relief, with high humidity and lows in the middle to upper 70s for much of the metropolitan areas, to around 80 in the NYC and NE NJ metro. 
Impacts – There continues to be an elevated risk of heat-related illness for vulnerable populations through Tuesday. Isolated Aft/Early Eve Flash Flood and Severe Thunderstorm Risk for NYC and points North and West– Scattered showers and thunderstorms development during the afternoon into early evening hours Monday and Tuesday will pose a localized risk of flash flooding and severe weather. High risk of rip currents for Long Island beaches through Tuesday
NWS ALERTS  A Heat Advisory is in effect through 8 pm Tuesday for the afternoon and early evening hours. 
Rip Current Statement is in effect through 9pm Tuesday


-Find places with air conditioning. Libraries, shopping malls, and community centers can provide a cool place to take a break from the heat. If you’re outside, find shade. -Wear a hat wide enough to protect your face -Wear loose, lightweight, light colored clothing. -Drink plenty of fluids to stay hydrated. If you or someone you care for is on a special diet, ask a doctor what would be best -Avoid high-energy activities -Check yourself, family members, and neighbors for signs of heat related illness. - Pets can burn their paws on hot pavement very quickly.

Hudson County Office of Emergency Management
830 Bergen Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 201-369-5200

Alert Details

Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Likely (p > ~50%)
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Excessive Heat Watch

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