* WHAT...Heat index values up to 100 to 104 are expected.
* WHERE...Northern Delaware, parts of southeastern Pennsylvania, and parts of southern and central New Jersey.
* WHEN...From noon until 8:00 PM on Sunday.
* IMPACTS...The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity levels will create the potential for heat related health issues.
* AFFECTED AREAS: OCEAN ... SALEM ... SOUTHEASTERN BURLINGTON ... LOWER BUCKS ... DELAWARE ... MERCER ... NEW CASTLE ... WESTERN MONMOUTH ... EASTERN CHESTER ... NORTHWESTERN BURLINGTON ... CAMDEN ... MIDDLESEX ... EASTERN MONTGOMERY ... GLOUCESTER ... SOMERSET ... PHILADELPHIA
Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned location, stay out of the sun, and check on elderly relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in a vehicle under any circumstance. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to the early morning or late evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. To reduce your risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in a shaded or air conditioned environment. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.
Maple Shade Township Police Department
200 N Stiles Ave
Maple Shade Township, NJ 08052