SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Township of Scotch Plains is under an Excessive Heat Warning from noon on Friday, July 19, through Sunday, July 21, at 10:00 p.m.  

Residents under the age of four and over age 65 are most at-risk during extreme heat. The Scotch Plains police advise staying out of the sun, keeping hydrated, avoiding strenuous activity, and staying informed of weather emergency updates.

Cooling Stations are available at the following locations:

Sign Up for Scotch Plains/Fanwood Newsletter
Our newsletter delivers the local news that you can trust.

  • The Chelsea at Fanwood, 295 South Ave, July 19th through July 21st, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. each day.
  • The Scotch Plains Public Library, 1927 Bartle Ave. Friday, July 19th and Saturday, July 20th, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Scotch Plains Police also remind drivers not to leave small children and animals inside locked cars during extreme heat. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.