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Harvey Cedars Police Department
Tuesday August 7th, 2018 :: 03:34 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Heat Advisory until 06:00PM Wednesday

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from noon to 6 PM EDT Wednesday.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Around 100 degrees, due to temperatures in the lower 90s and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* TIMING...The heat index values will drop late this afternoon and this evening, then peak again Wednesday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

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

Instructions:

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. Take extra precautions...if you work or spend time outside. When possible...reschedule strenuous activities to mornings or evenings. 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.

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Address/Location
Harvey Cedars Police Department
7606 Long Beach Boulevard
Harvey Cedars, NJ 08008

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-494-6509

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible 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:
Heat Advisory

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