Southwest Suffolk Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 11:16 AM EDT Jul. 25, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening...

* heat index values... up to 104 across Metro northeastern New
Jersey... and peaking around 100 elsewhere. This will be due to
temperatures in the lower to mid 90s and dewpoints in the
lower to mid 70s.

* Timing... highest heat indices this afternoon.

* Impacts... the combination of the heat and humidity will
increase the risk for heat related health issues... especially
for the elderly... those with chronic health problems such as
lung and heart disease... those working outdoors... and other
heat sensitive groups of people.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory is issued when the combination of heat and
humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 100 to
104 degrees for two consecutive hours.

Seniors and those with chronic health problems or mental health
conditions are at an increased risk. Homes without air
conditioning can be much hotter than outdoor temperatures.

Use air conditioning to stay cool at home or go to a place that
has air conditioning. Check on vulnerable friends... family
members and neighbors.

To reduce risk during outdoor work the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency... call 9 1 1.





Air Quality Alert
Issued: 10:53 AM EDT Jul. 25, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Monday...

The New York state department of environmental conservation has
issued an air quality health advisory for the following areas...

New York City... all of Long Island... and Westchester and Rockland
counties.

Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an
air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ozone.

When pollution levels are elevated... the New York state department of
health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor
physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects.
People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated
levels of pollutants include the very Young... and those with
pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease.
Those with symptoms should consider consulting their
personal physician.

A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York
residents can stay informed on the air quality situation.
The toll free number is 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5.



1053 am EDT Mon Jul 25 2016

... Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Monday...

The New York state department of environmental conservation has
issued an air quality health advisory for the following areas...

New York City... all of Long Island... and Westchester and Rockland
counties.

Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an
air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ozone.

When pollution levels are elevated... the New York state department of
health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor
physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects.
People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated
levels of pollutants include the very Young... and those with
pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease.
Those with symptoms should consider consulting their
personal physician.

A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York
residents can stay informed on the air quality situation.
The toll free number is 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5.



1053 am EDT Mon Jul 25 2016

... Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Monday...

The New York state department of environmental conservation has
issued an air quality health advisory for the following areas...

New York City... all of Long Island... and Westchester and Rockland
counties.

Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an
air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ozone.

When pollution levels are elevated... the New York state department of
health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor
physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects.
People who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated
levels of pollutants include the very Young... and those with
pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or heart disease.
Those with symptoms should consider consulting their
personal physician.

A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York
residents can stay informed on the air quality situation.
The toll free number is 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5.