An excessive heat warning is in effect from noon Friday through Sunday, when heat-index values are expected to reach dangerous levels, according to the National Weather Service.
Though the Greater Red Bank Green will be cooler relative to nearby areas, “feels-like” combinations of air temperature and humidity are expected to exceed 100 degrees Friday, and could reach 110 Saturday, the NWS forecasts.
Red Bank’s Office of Emergency Management is monitoring the situation and “taking necessary precautions to prepare and respond,” according to an announcement on the borough website. Fair Haven’s OEM plans to open Bicentennial Hall, on Cedar Avenue, as a cooling station for residents who need relief, from noon Friday until 8 a.m. Monday.
Check out the extended forecast, as well as some tips on keeping cool and safe, below.