Heat Advisory: Stay Cool, Hoboken!

8/5/2010:

Chill out (literally) Hoboken!

Heat advisory in effect from 11am to 8pm today

The city should have cooling centers open at Wallace School uptown and the Multi-Service Center downtown. If not, contact your council person or the Mayor to voice your complaints.

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory which is in effect from 11 am to 8 pm today.

West to southwest winds will continue to support a hot and humid airmass over the region. Surface dew points Thursday are expected to remain in the lower 70s… But high temperatures will climb into the mid 90s. Resulting heat index values are expected to reach 100 degrees during the afternoon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions…

A heat advisory is issued when high humidities are expected to combine with hot temperatures to make it feel like it is at least 100 degrees for two hours or more. Drink plenty of fluids… Stay in an air-conditioned room… Stay out of the sun… And check up on relatives and neighbors (411: and pets.)

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