Hoboken joins list of towns with cooling centers

HOBOKEN — The city of Hoboken announced Monday morning that they city will open cooling centers at the Wallace School gymnasium at 1100 Willow Ave. and the HHA Senior Building at 220 Adams St. beginning at noon on Tuesday to help residents cope with the extreme heat. The cooling center will remain open for at least 24 hours.
The announcement came after the National Weather Service extended a heat advisory for Hudson County through 7 p.m. Tuesday evening with temperatures expected to rise up to 100 degrees.
A heat advisory is issued when high humidity is expected to combine with hot temperatures to make it feel like it is 100 to 104 degrees for two consecutive hours. Officials are urging residents throughout Hudson County to drink plenty of fluids, stay out of the sun (preferably in an air-conditioned room), and check on relatives and neighbors.
For more information, see the announcement from the City of Hoboken here: Link: http://www.hobokennj.org/news/heat-advisorycooling-center-information/.
For information on cooling centers in Union City and Bayonne, return to www.hudsonreporter.com and scroll down.

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