Excessive Heat Warning

Submitted by ub on Fri, 07/06/2012 - 22:08

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the New York City area until 6:00 PM Saturday .

Additionally, the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air Quality Health Advisory from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM Saturday.

These conditions are dangerous to health. Avoid strenuous activity. People without air conditioning, older adults and people with chronic health conditions are most at risk.

Cooling Centers will be open tomorrow. For locations, hours, and more information on avoiding heat illness and the Air Quality Index, visit or call 311.