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"Heat Advisory" ...Heat advisory now in effect from noon to 8 PM EDT Monday... * heat index values...around 100 due to temperatures near 90...and dewpoints in the lower 70s. * Timing...highest heat indices Monday 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. 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 emergency...call 9 1 1. -- Sunday Jul.24 16,06:12 PM

FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers Close After Tuesday

Long Islanders in need of Sandy-related assistance are urged to visit the four FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Nassau and Suffolk counties before they close on Tuesday evening.

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Long Islanders requiring assistance related to Superstorm Sandy damages and recovery have until Tuesday evening, Dec. 4, to visit FEMA’s Disaster Recovery Centers.  

There are four DRCs in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, where residents can complete applications for federal assistance, receive answers to questions or clarification for any written correspondences, or to check the status of any application.  Local residents can also visit any of the DRCs throughout New York.
 
DRCs located in Nassau County can be found at the following addresses:
 
Nassau Community College - Student Union Building
1 Education Drive
Garden City, NY 11530
Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
 
New Cassel Community Center Garden
141 Garden St.
Westbury, NY 11590
Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. 
 
 
DRCs located in Suffolk County can be found at the following addresses:
 
H. Lee Dennison Building
100 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
 
Riverhead County Center
300 Center Drive
Riverhead, NY 11901
Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
 
You can find the nearest DRC to you by clicking here
 
 
 
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