Southern Westchester Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Air Quality Alert
Statement as of 10:06 AM EDT op 02 september 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.



Record Report
Statement as of 2:43 PM EDT on September 1, 2015

... Average monthly August temperature record broken at Kennedy NY...

The average monthly August temperature record of 78.5 degrees was
set at Kennedy NY last month. This breaks the old average August
temperature record of 78.4 degrees which was previously set in 2005.