National Weather Service: Air Quality Alert

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  • 85 °F

    Scattered Clouds

    Scattered Clouds
    • Feels Like: 86 °F
    • Humidity: 48%
    • Wind: 14 mph SSW
    • Sunrise: 6:20 AM
    • Sunset: 7:23 PM
    • Barometer: 29.99 in
  • Partly Cloudy

    85°


    Partly Cloudy

  • Partly Cloudy

    78°


    Partly Cloudy

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Long Island Forecast

  • Wednesday... Sun and clouds mixed. High 86F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.

    Wednesday Night... Generally clear skies. Low 69F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

    Thursday... Partly cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 88F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.

    Thursday Night... Partly cloudy skies early followed by increasing clouds with showers developing later at night. Low 68F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Air Quality Alert

  • Statement as of 10:06 am EDT on September 2, 2015


    ... Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening...

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

    Suffolk... Nassau... Richmond... Kings... Queens... New York... Bronx...
    weschester... Rockland.

    In effect until 11 PM EDT this evening.

    Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than
    an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level
    ozone. The air quality index... or aqi... was created as an easy way
    to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher
    the aqi value... the greater the health concern.

    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.


    1006 am EDT Wed Sep 2 2015

    ... Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening...

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

    Suffolk... Nassau... Richmond... Kings... Queens... New York... Bronx...
    weschester... Rockland.

    In effect until 11 PM EDT this evening.

    Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than
    an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level
    ozone. The air quality index... or aqi... was created as an easy way
    to correlate levels of different pollutants to one scale. The higher
    the aqi value... the greater the health concern.

    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.



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