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Middletown Township NJ Police Department
Tuesday August 9th, 2022 :: 10:05 a.m. EDT

Alert

Excessive Heat Warning until 08:00PM Tuesday

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions with heat index values around 105 or more.

* WHERE...Portions of central, northern and southern New Jersey, southeast Pennsylvania and northern Delaware.

* WHEN...Until 8 PM EDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat and humidity will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities.

* AFFECTED AREAS: NEW CASTLE ... SOMERSET ... MIDDLESEX ... WESTERN MONMOUTH ... MERCER ... GLOUCESTER ... CAMDEN ... NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON ... OCEAN ... SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON ... DELAWARE ... PHILADELPHIA ... EASTERN CHESTER ... EASTERN MONTGOMERY ... LOWER BUCKS

Instructions:

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. 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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. 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.

Address/Location
Middletown Township NJ Police Department
1 Kings Hwy
Middletown, NJ 07748

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-615-2100

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Excessive Heat Warning

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