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"Heat Advisory" ...Heat advisory remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT this evening... * heat index values...up to 104 across Metro northeastern New Jersey...and peaking around 100 elsewhere. This will be due to temperatures in the lower to mid 90s and dewpoints in the lower to mid 70s. * Timing...highest heat indices this afternoon. * Impacts...the combination of the heat and humidity will increase the risk for heat related health issues...especially for the elderly...those with chronic health problems such as lung and heart disease...those working outdoors...and other heat sensitive groups of people. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A heat advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 100 to 104 degrees for two consecutive hours. Seniors and those with chronic health problems or mental health conditions are at an increased risk. Homes without air conditioning can be much hotter than outdoor temperatures. Use air conditioning to stay cool at home or go to a place that has air conditioning. Check on vulnerable friends... family members and neighbors. To reduce risk during outdoor work the occupational safety and health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an 9 1 1. -- Monday Jul.25 16,04:00 AM

Cyber Monday: 2013 Empire Passport for $40

Don't miss out on this Cyber Monday offered by the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation: 2013 Empire Passports for only $40!

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Long Island, NY - Whether you love the mountains or the beaches, you're sure to love today's Cyber Monday deal offered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.  2013 Empire Passports are on sale for $40, but only until 11:59 p.m. Monday!

The passport provides access to 178 state parks, as well as 55 Department of Environmental Conservation forest preserve areas, featuring a diverse geography of ocean beaches, mountains and lakes.  Park patrons can enjoy a variety of amenities including boat launches, arboretums, and preserves.  And, you can bring as many friends as you car’s passenger capacity permits.  
The 2013 Empire Passport will be accepted from now until March 31, 2014. 
Customers are limited to three passports per customer, and order must be placed online.  Orders made in person or by phone will be charged the full regular  price $65, but if that is the most convenient option for you, you can stop by any New York State Parks regional office, or by calling 518-474-0458 during normal business hours.
You can order your 2013 Empire Passport online here
For More Information, Please Contact:
Empire Passport
State Parks
Albany, NY 12238