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Bergen County Sheriffs Office
Wednesday July 7th, 2010 :: 12:27 p.m. EDT


Heat Advisory from the National Weather Service

HACKENSACK, N.J. – The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory from 11 a.m. through 7 p.m. for Bergen County.

Near record temperatures are expected in this region again today. High temperatures with the heat indices are predicted to be over 100° today in Bergen.

Public Service Electric & Gas and Rockland Electric expect high demand today but they do not expect to have any manual load shedding or load reductions.

United Water New Jersey is asking for voluntary conservation of water and Ridgewood Water has declared a water emergency banning irrigation in the four towns they serve.

Please notify the Bergen County Office of Emergency Management at 201-634-3100 of any significant utility failures or any cooling centers open (with hours of operation).

The County has opened four cooling centers until 6 p.m. today:

I. The County Administration Building
Cafeteria, first floor
One Bergen County Plaza
Hackensack, NJ 07601

II. Bergenfield Senior Center
239 Murray Hill Terrace
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

III. Northwest Bergen Multipurpose Senior Activity Center
46-50 Center Street
Midland Park, NJ 07432

IV. Southwest Bergen Multipurpose Senior Activity Center
147 Hackensack Street
East Rutherford, NJ 07073

Bergen County Sheriffs Office
10 Main St
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Emergency: 9-1-1

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