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"Heat Advisory" ...Heat advisory remains in effect from 11 am to 6 PM EDT Monday... * heat index values...up to 101 due to temperatures in the low to mid 90s 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 16,02:24 PM

Update: Missing15-Year-Old North Amityville Girl Found

The missing girl has been found unharmed.

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Update - May 19, 2014 - Izabella Alvarenga has been located, unharmed.
 
Below is the original alert.
 
North Amityville - May 13, 2014 - The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert regarding a missing 15-year-old female who may be suffering from depression and has been known to cut herself.
 
Izabella Alvarenga, of 43 East Smith Street, North Amityville, left her residence at 6 p.m. on May 9th.   Her family fears she may hurt herself and would like to locate her.
 
Alvarenga is described as a white Hispanic female with long brown hair and brown eyes.  She is 5 feet 1 inch tall and weighs 140 pounds.  She was last seen wearing a black jacket with black shorts and blue slip-on shoes. 
 
Detectives are asking anyone with information on her whereabouts to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152.
 
Below is a picture of Alvarenga.
 
As a reminder, the Silver Alert is a program implemented in Suffolk County that allows local law enforcement to share information with media outlets about individuals with special needs who have gone missing.