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Rahway Police Department
Thursday August 16th, 2018 :: 09:07 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Heat Advisory in Effect through Friday afternoon for portions of the NYC metro.

Here is an update concerning the excessive heat threat through Friday.

Overview:

WHAT:

Heat Advisory in Effect through Friday afternoon for portions of the NYC metro.

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WHERE: NYC, Nassau and southern Westchester counties, and portions of northeast NJ.

WHEN: Through Friday afternoon, with the highest heat indices each afternoon.

Potential Hazards and Impacts:

Excessive Heat:

Hazards:

* Max Temperatures of 90-95.
* Max Heat Indices mid to upper 90s.

Impacts:

* The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.
* Extreme heat can cause illness and death among the at-risk population who can not stay cool.
* Seniors, infants, and those with chronic health problems or mental health conditions are at an increased risk from the heat.

Address/Location
Rahway Police Department
1 City Hall Plaza
Rahway, NJ 07065

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-827-2200

Tim Dunn
Rahway Office of Emergency Management

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