HEAT ALERT

Heat advisory continues in New Jersey as highs approach near 100 degrees

HEAT ALERT: 10 counties under emergency activation due to extreme heat. Here are some ways to stay cool.

Ten counties across New Jersey are under an emergency activation due to the extreme heat.

News 12 Staff

Jul 20, 2022, 11:10 AM

Updated 703 days ago

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Ten counties across New Jersey are under an emergency activation due to the extreme heat.
To help residents who are unhoused, the state has opened a number of cooling centers across the counties under the emergency heat activation.
In Asbury Park, police have issued a heat advisory from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., as the heat index value ranges from 100 to 105. 
Police are reminding people to drink a lot of water, stay in air-conditioned places and try to get out of the sun. 
Another way to beat the heat on the boardwalk is public splash pads.
Monmouth County will be under the emergency activation until Sunday.


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