Long Island Forecast
Thursday... Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. Gusty winds and small hail are possible. High 88F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Thursday Night... Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Gusty winds and small hail are possible. Low 73F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Friday... Sunny. High 92F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night... Some clouds early will give way to generally clear conditions overnight. Low 74F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Statement as of 3:41 PM EDT on July 29, 2015
... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM EDT Thursday...
* locations... New York City.
* Hazards... heat and humidity.
* Heat index values... mid 90s late this afternoon... falling to the
mid and upper 70s late tonight... due to similar air temperatures.
Heat index values will reach the mid 90s again Thursday
afternoon due to temperatures in the upper 80s and dewpoints in
the lower 70s.
* Timing... late this afternoon and Thursday afternoon.
* Impacts... prolonged exposure to heat and humidity could result
in heat exhaustion or heat stroke.
A heat advisory is issued for New York City when the combination
of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is at
least 95 degrees for two or more consecutive days... or 100 degrees
for any length of time.
To reduce risk during outdoor work... the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments.
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. To find a NYC cooling center call 3-1-1 or
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