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Borough of Lodi NJ
Friday June 29th, 2018 :: 03:56 a.m. EDT

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Heat Advisory until 09:00PM Saturday

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM EDT SATURDAY... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from noon to 9 PM EDT Saturday.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...In the upper 90s. Heat index values will be at least a few degrees higher on Sunday.

* TIMING...Highest heat indices in the mid to late afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat can cause illness and death among at- risk population who cannot stay cool. The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

* AFFECTED AREAS: EASTERN BERGEN ... EASTERN ESSEX ... EASTERN PASSAIC ... EASTERN UNION ... HUDSON ... WESTERN BERGEN ... WESTERN ESSEX ... WESTERN PASSAIC ... WESTERN UNION

Instructions:

A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees for any length of time. 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! In cases of heat stroke call 9 1 1.

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Address/Location
Borough of Lodi NJ
1 Memorial Dr
Lodi, NJ 07644

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 973-365-4005

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known 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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