...PROLONGED PERIOD OF EXCESSIVE HEAT THROUGH THE WEEKEND...
.THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO
DANGEROUSLY HOT CONDITIONS THROUGH THE WEEKEND ACROSS MUCH OF THE
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT WEDNESDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT WEDNESDAY.
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 109 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE MID
90S, AND DEWPOINTS IN THE MID 70S.
* TIMING...THE HIGHEST HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL OCCUR MID DAY,
THOUGH THERE WON'T BE MUCH RELIEF DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.
EXCESSIVE HEAT WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE STARTING AGAIN FRIDAY
THOUGH THE WEEKEND.
* IMPACTS...THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY MAY CAUSE HEAT STRESS DURING
OUTDOOR EXERTION OR EXTENDED EXPOSURE.
A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS, STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED
ROOM, STAY OUT OF THE SUN, AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND
TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS, IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE, RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE
AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.
TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK, THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY HEAT
SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE IS AN
EMERGENCY, CALL 9 1 1.
Dancing Under The Atlantic City Stars took place on Saturday, Nov. 3, at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The first-ever charity event of its kind for South Jersey, benefited the Community FoodBank of New Jersey — Southern Branch.
The event gave out trophies for top fundraisers and for talent, selected by judges: Howard Eskin, Mike Quick, Gordon Winarick and former Miss America Suzette Charles.
The family business. It’s been an American classic for as long as anyone can remember, and it’s not hard to understand why. After all, who can you trust better than your own flesh and blood? While you may bicker endlessly, these are the folks that have been through the good times and the bad…