Weather Service issues heat advisory

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The Jersey Shore will be the place to beat the heat on Wednesday, June 18, according to a heat advisory issued by the National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center./NWS The Jersey Shore will be the place to beat the heat on Wednesday, June 18, according to a heat advisory issued by the National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center./NWS The Jersey Shore will be the place to beat the heat on Wednesday, June 18, according to a heat advisory issued by the National Weather Service Mount Holly Forecast Center.

The heat advisory is in effect from noon to 7 p.m. Wednesday for New Jersey and Pennsylvania counties immediately along the I-95 corridor.

Temperatures in the lower- to mid-90s will combine with a humid air mass to create real-feel temperatures in the upper-90s to 100 degrees.

The worst conditions are expected later Wednesday afternoon.

People should avoid strenuous outside work and the elderly should consider staying indoors in air-conditioned surroundings.

“A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected,” the National Weather Service said. “The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids.”

Though temperatures are expected to reach the lower-90s Wednesday in Atlantic and Cape May counties, the National Weather Service has only issued a hazardous weather outlook calling for hot and humid conditions and the possibility of gusty thunderstorms.

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