Weather Alerts for Suffolk

Issued by the National Weather Service

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
SUFFOLK

Areas Affected:
Northern Nassau - Northern Westchester - Northwest Suffolk - Orange - Putnam - Rockland - Southern Nassau - Southern Westchester - Southwest Suffolk
Effective: Mon, 8/8 3:44pm Updated: Mon, 8/8 3:57pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 8/9 8:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT TUESDAY...
* WHAT...Heat index values into the lower 100s.
* WHERE...Portions of northeast New Jersey, southern Connecticut
and southeast New York.
* WHEN...Until 8 PM EDT Tuesday.
* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
illnesses to occur.

Information:
A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and
humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees
for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees for any
length of time.
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! In cases of heat stroke call 9 1 1.

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
SUFFOLK

Areas Affected:
Northeast Suffolk - Southeast Suffolk
Effective: Mon, 8/8 3:44pm Updated: Mon, 8/8 3:57pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 8/9 8:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT TUESDAY...
* WHAT...Heat index values into the upper 90s.
* WHERE...Southeast Suffolk and Northeast Suffolk Counties.
* WHEN...Until 8 PM EDT Tuesday.
* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
illnesses to occur.

Information:
A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and
humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees
for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees for any
length of time.
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! In cases of heat stroke call 9 1 1.

Rip Current Statement  RIP CURRENT STATEMENT   Rip Current Statement
SUFFOLK

Areas Affected:
Southeast Suffolk - Southern Nassau - Southwest Suffolk
Effective: Mon, 8/8 3:21am Updated: Mon, 8/8 3:57pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 8/9 9:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
EVENING...
* WHAT...Dangerous rip currents.
* WHERE...Southern Nassau, Southeast Suffolk and Southwest
Suffolk Counties.
* WHEN...Through Tuesday evening.
* IMPACTS...Life-threatening rip currents are likely for all
people entering the surf zone. Anyone visiting the beaches
should stay out of the surf. Rip currents can sweep even the
best swimmers away from shore into deeper water.

Information:
If you enter the surf zone, always have a flotation device with
you and swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax
and float, and do not swim against the current. If able, swim in
a direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face
the shore and yell or wave for help.