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"Air Quality Alert" ...Air quality alert in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 10 PM EDT this evening... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...Suffolk. In effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 10 PM EDT this evening. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level 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. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is: 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5. 1014 am EDT Tue Sep 2 2014 ...Air quality alert in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 10 PM EDT this evening... The New York state department of environmental conservation has issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties... Richmond...Kings...Queens...New York...Bronx...Westchester... Rockland...Nassau...Suffolk. In effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 10 PM EDT this evening. Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an air quality index value of 100 for the pollutant of ground level 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. A toll free air quality hotline has been established so New York residents can stay informed on the air quality situation. The toll free number is: 1 800 5 3 5, 1 3 4 5. -- Tuesday Sep.02 14,05:48 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Long Island Marathon Road Closures

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Multiple roads will be closed for the Long Island Marathon.

Nassau County, NY - May 1, 2014 - The Nassau County Police Department advises the closure of the following roads on Saturday May 3rd

SATURDAY MAY 3, 2014 1 MILE / 5K ROAD CLOSURES
Road Closes Reopens
Charles Lindbergh Blvd (Merrich Ave to Earle Ovington Blvd) 8:00 AM 10:00AM
Charles Lindbergh Blvd (Except above) 7:30 AM 10:00 AM
Earle Ovington Blvd (Entire length) 8:00 AM 10:00 AM
Quentin Roosevelt Blvd (South of Commercial Ave) 7:30 AM 10:00 AM
 
Other Closures:
  • Meadowbrook Parkway exits and entrances to and from Charles Lindbergh Blvd. (Nassau Coliseum, Nassau Community College) and Eisenhower Park exits will be closed from 7:45 .M. until 10:00 A.M.
SUNDAY MAY 4, 2014 FULL/HALF/10K ROAD CLOSURES
Road Closures Reopens
Charles Lindbergh Blvd (Merrick Ave to James Dolittle Blvd) 5:00 AM 9:30 AM
Charles Lindbergh Blvd (Except Above) 7:15 AM 9:30 AM
Merrick Avenue (North of Hempstead Turnpike) 7:30 AM 9:45 AM
Old Country Road (Post Ave to School Street) 7:40 AM 10:00 AM
School Street (Old Country Road to Railroad Ave) 7:50 AM 10:30 AM
Salisbury Park Drive 7:50 AM 10:30 AM
Railroad Avenue 7:50 AM 10:00 AM
Post Avenue (Railroad Ave to Jericho Turnpike) 7:50 AM 10:30 AM
Jericho Turnpike (Post Ave to. to Brush Hollow Road)* 7:50 AM 11:00 AM
Brush Hollow Road ** 7:50 AM 11:30 AM
Carman Avenue (Old Country Rd to Nottingham Rd) 7:50 AM 2:00 PM
Wantagh Parkway 7:50 AM 3:00 PM
Other Closures:
  • Northern State Parkway exits to Post Avenue and Wantagh Parkway will be closed.
  • All exits and entrances to and from Wantagh Parkway will be closed
  • Meadowbrook Parkway exits and entrances to and from Charles Lindbergh Blvd. (Nassau Coliseum, Nassau Community College) and Eisenhower Park exits will be closed from 5:00 A.M. until 10:00 A.M.
  •  Eisenhower Park's Park Blvd. will not allow through traffic between 8:00 A.M and 10:00 A.M. The Hempstead Turnpike entrance to the park will be open throughout the day, with a turnaround at the golf course until 10:00 A.M.
* Westbound side of Jericho Turnpike will remain open
** Brush Hollow Road, south of Wantagh Parkway, will remain open.
 
All road closures are ultimately decided by the Nassau County Police Department. Roads may be closed earlier, may remain closed longer, or may reopen sooner than the times posted here. All times listed are approximate.
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