Eastern Dutchess Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 2:47 PM EDT Jun. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect from 11 am to 8 PM EDT Monday...

The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect from 11 am to 8 PM EDT Monday.

* Location... Mohawk Valley, capital region, Hudson River valley,
Taconics in eastern New York and eastern Windham County in
southern Vermont.

* Heat index values... 95 to 100 degrees for at least two
consecutive hours.

* Impacts... the combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
levels will result in potential for heat-related illnesses if
proper precautions are not taken.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air-conditioned
room... stay out of the sun... and check up on relatives and
neighbors.

Take extra precautions... if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible
and drink plenty of water.





Air Quality Alert
Issued: 4:34 PM EDT Jun. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Sunday...

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

Dutchess... Ulster.

Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an
air quality index value of 100 for 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.

For additional information, please visit the New York state department of
environmental conservation website at, https://on.NY.Gov/nyaqi, or call
the air quality hotline at 800-535-1345.



434 PM EDT Sat Jun 16 2018

... Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Sunday...

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

Dutchess... Ulster.

Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an
air quality index value of 100 for 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.

For additional information, please visit the New York state department of
environmental conservation website at, https://on.NY.Gov/nyaqi, or call
the air quality hotline at 800-535-1345.