It’s the ‘dog days’ of summer on Long Island. When did ‘hazy, hot & humid’ forecasts turn into all these advisories...
Column: "It’s summertime on Long Island. It’s hot and humid and there are too many annoying mosquitos. It's been this way for as long as I can remember. Is this something to worry about now?"
Hot temperatures and high humidity will produce heat index values up to 97° F. on the East End and 100+ across the rest of the island and in NYC today and tomorrow.
Riverhead Town will open its Shade Tree Lane Senior Center as a cooling center both days and urges residents to take precautions to avoid heat illness, which can be dangerous.
An air quality health advisory and a heat advisory will be in effect Wednesday for the Long Island region. The heat advisory will extend to 8 p.m. Thursday.
Hazy, hot and humid weather has prompted heat and air quality advisories for Long Island. Expect heat index values up around 100 Thursday and Friday, the weather service said.
High heat and humidity will combine to drive heat index values up over 102 Wednesday and Thursday, the weather service said. PSEG-LI is urging customers to conserve electricity.
Both the heat advisory and the air quality health advisory remain in effect Friday, July 16 through the evening.
The National Weather Service is warning of high levels of air pollutants today on Long Island, as well as potentially dangerous high...