Dangerous heat continues to grip New Jersey

NEPTUNE - Temperatures hovered near the 100-degree mark in parts of New Jersey today and reached triple digits in some areas. For those without air conditioning, being inside can pose a health risk.

A housing complex in Neptune for senior citizens and the disabled is home to some without air conditioning. News 12 New Jersey featured a report on this complex in our 5 p.m. newscast and within an hour, a volunteer was on scene to deliver an air conditioner!

Earlier, Robert Kee, a former Enron product manager with a hip injury, was drinking ice water to stay cool. His air conditioning unit broke at the beginning of the season and he was doing his best to survive the heat.

During this extreme heat, the risk of heat exhaustion is higher than usual. The signs of heat exhaustion are:

Heavy sweating Paleness Muscle cramps FatigueWeakness Dizziness Headache Nausea or vomiting Fainting

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The Majestic Lanes bowling alley was damaged when 1 Driver crashes into Woodbridge bowling alley
Mikayla Raji, 8, paid for a Jamesburg police 2 Girl whose father was killed in line of duty buys officer dinner
Preston Taylor admits his involvement in the disappearance 3 Childhood friend admits helping to dispose of missing woman’s body
Computer issues have prevented some Newark city employees 4 Computer issues prevent Newark city employees from being paid
Students, parents and faculty at a Bayonne high 5 Bayonne's Marist High School faces fundraising deadline to stay open

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE