Bronx Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Heat Advisory
Statement as of 3:25 PM EDT on July 28, 2015

...Heat advisory now in effect until 8 PM EDT Thursday...

* locations...New York City.

* Hazards...high heat and humidity.

* Heat index values...in the middle and upper 90s due to temperatures in the upper 80s and lower 90s...and dewpoints in the upper 60s.

* Timing...during the afternoon hours today...Wednesday and Thursday.

* Impacts...prolonged exposure to high heat and humidity will result in heat exhaustion or heat stroke.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 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 visit NYC.Gov/oem.

Air Quality Alert
Statement as of 3:23 PM EDT on July 28, 2015

...Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening... ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Wednesday...

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

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

...Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening. ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Wednesday.

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.

323 PM EDT Tue Jul 28 2015

...Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening... ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Wednesday...

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

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

...Air quality alert in effect until 11 PM EDT this evening. ...Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Wednesday.

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.

822 am EDT Tue Jul 28 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...

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

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.

822 am EDT Tue Jul 28 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...

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

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.