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Parts Of NJ Under Excessive Heat Warning

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 (credit: AccuWeather)

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 (credit: AccuWeather)

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Parts of New Jersey are under an excessive heat warning.

The National Weather Service says the warning is in effect until
8 p.m. for Mercer, Gloucester, Camden and northwestern Burlington counties.

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Forecasters say temperatures and humidity will combine to make it feel like it’s in the mid-90s.

Officials say that could pose a threat to the very old, the very young and pets that don’t have access to air conditioning.

Officials advise people to drink plenty of fluids and don’t leave anyone unattended in vehicles for any length of time.

There’s a slight chance of thunderstorms which could break the heat later in the day.

 

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