When Will it End? Heat Wave Rages On in New Jersey

by Staff
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New Jersey remains gripped by a heat wave, with high temperatures persisting across the state. A heat advisory remains in effect, warning residents of temperatures feeling near 100 degrees.

The National Weather Service extended the advisory due to the prolonged high temperatures. This advisory affects several counties, including Bergen, Essex, and Passaic. Meteorologists predict the heat wave will last through the week, urging caution for those spending time outdoors.

Local officials recommend staying indoors, especially during peak heat hours, and staying hydrated. Cooling centers are available in many communities for those needing relief.

The ongoing heat wave strains energy resources, with increased air conditioning use. Officials ask residents to conserve energy when possible.

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has issued an air quality alert. Residents, particularly those with respiratory issues, are advised to limit outdoor activities.

The heat wave adds to the challenges faced by the region during summer, impacting daily life and stressing infrastructure. As temperatures remain high, residents are urged to take precautions to stay safe.

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