8/17/2015 - Cooling Centers, Summer Heat Tips

Bergen County Opens Cooling Centers to Address Heat Index
Bergen County has opened four cooling centers in response to the high temperatures forecast for today and Tuesday.

The cooling centers are located at:
County Administration Building, cafeteria, first floor, One County Plaza, Hackensack, 201-336-7300.
•Northwest Bergen Multipurpose Senior Activity Center, 46-50 Center St., Midland Park, 201-445-5690.
•Bergenfield Senior Center, 239 Murray Hill Terrace, Bergenfield, 201-387-7212.
•Southwest Bergen Multipurpose Senior Activity Center, 147 Hackensack St., East Rutherford, 201-935-8920.
Residents should call the location to make sure it is open before going.

Temperatures are expected to be in the mid 80s the rest of the week. Starting Tuesday night, isolated thunderstorms will move in and will remain a possibility through the rest of the week.

An air quality alert has also been issued for North Jersey.

The air quality alert is set to remain in effect through midnight Monday, forecasters said, as ozone levels are expected to hit 115 in Bergen County Monday, according to the forecast at www.airnow.gov.  

For additional information, please visit the Bergen County Website: Bergen County Summer Heat Tips.