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Neptune Township
Monday July 8th, 2024 :: 11:50 a.m. EDT


Excessive Heat Monday-Wednesday, Cooling Centers Open

Our week starts with excessive heat here in coastal NJ, with the heat advisory expected to continue until the end of the day Wednesday, 7/10. Temperatures will continue to rise and max heat index values in the mid to upper 90's today through Wednesday. With these dangerously high temperatures, extra care must be taken to avoid heat-related injury. Beat the heat with these simple tips and check out the Cooling Center hours below:

• If you'll be outdoors (and especially those playing in this weekend's soccer tournament) take frequent breaks from the sun and HYDRATE!
• Check on neighbors and family members, especially the elderly.
• Limit your time in direct sunlight and avoid strenuous outdoor activity.
• Wear sunscreen and sunglasses.
• Drink plenty of water.
• Never leave your kids or pets in the car unattended.
• Seek medical attention if you observe any signs of heat stroke including feeling faint, nausea or vomiting, rapid or weak pulse, and any other abnormal conditions.

Cooling Centers in Neptune Township:
• Neptune Public Library (25 Neptune Blvd) is available from 9:00AM to 5:00PM on Monday and Wednesday, and 9:00AM to 8:00PM on Tuesday.
• Neptune Senior Center (1607 RT 33) is available from 8:00AM to 3:45PM on Monday through Wednesday.
• For cooling centers outside of Neptune Township, contact your local police department, call 2-1-1, or visit

Please monitor your local weather report for updates throughout the day, especially if you are doing anything outdoors. All are encouraged to sign up for Nixle emergency alerts from Neptune Township by texting "NeptuneAlert" to 888777. Continue to monitor your local weather and follow Neptune OEM for updates.

Neptune Township
25 Neptune Blvd
Neptune Township, NJ 07753

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-988-5200

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