It may be in the 90's but many residents in Atlantic City say the heat is not enough to keep them from going outside.
"Aw man, it's like 90 something degrees outside." But 90 degree weather wasn't nearly enough to keep Andre Richardson and Troy Williams from playing their game.
All they say they needed was a ball, a court, and some water.
"I got water in the bag. Tons of water," said Williams. "Heat doesn't bother me as long as I have refreshments."
Refreshments were the number one thing most people say they needed during day four of the summers latest heat wave.
The Rodriguez family spent the 90 degree day walking the boards in Atlantic City, until the heat was too much for them to beat. This is when they found a place to dip their toes, grab a bite to eat, and cool off.
"You can feel a breeze and the water feels good in the background. Get a little splash," said Shirley Rodriguez, who is visiting Atlantic City from Quakertown Pennsylvania.
But staying cool hasn't been a breeze for everyone. Within the last two days, the Atlantic City Rescue Mission has seen an increase of homeless looking for a safe, cool place to stay.
"There is a danger and it is a threat to their lives if they were exposed to the heat too long," said Pastor Bill Warner, Director of Ministries at the Rescue Mission.
The Mayor's Office however wanted to provide a safe and air conditioned place for the residents of Atlantic City. The city opened a cooling station at the All Wars Memorial Building and hosted a day of fun for some of the city's youth.
"We just try and provide an opportunity for residents who might not have air conditioning or fans," said Atlantic City Mayor, Lorenzo Langford.
If you choose to stay at home and sweat it out, the Office of Emergency Management says the best thing for you to do is to drink plenty of water, and avoid strenuous outdoor activity.
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