Update: Storm Watches Issued for Region

A tropical storm watch and another for severe thunderstorms are in effect for the area. The National Weather Service said Wednesday that Tropical Storm Elsa will move up the East Coast Thursday while weakening to a tropical depression. But the storm will then reintensify to tropical Read More …

More Heat, Humidity Throughout the Day

As the heat wave continues Wednesday, the state Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an air quality health advisory effective at 11am. Ozone levels are expected to be higher than normal. Individuals who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of pollutants Read More …

Ozone Advisory for Thursday

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation issued an ozone health advisory Wednesday for the  Long Island region. Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. James Tomarken advises that all residents, especially young children, seniors, those who exercise or are involved in strenuous outdoor work, and those Read More …