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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 14,11:36 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Update: Silver Alert Cancelled for Bay Shore Man with Parkinson’s Dementia

Local News, Press Releases

The 71-year-old Bay Shore resident has been found uninjured

Update - July 24, 2014 - Jose Ramos has been located and is uninjured.

Below is the original alert.
 
Bay Shore, NY - July 6, 2014 - The Suffolk County Police Department has issued a Silver Alert  for a Bay Shore man who suffers from early onset Parkinson’s disease and dementia.
 
Jose Ramos, 71, of 48 Arkansas Ave., was last seen leaving his home in his 2003 gray Jeep Liberty, NY plate BVY 6662, on July 2 at approximately 8 a.m. Ramos, who wears glasses, is described as Hispanic, 5 feet 8 inches tall, 160 pounds with short brown hair, hazel eyes and a white mustache. He has a tattoo on his left arm that says “Born to Raise Hell.” He was wearing shorts and a white T-shirt when he left his home.
 
Detectives are asking anyone with information on Ramos’ whereabouts to call 911 or the Third Squad at 631-854-8352.
 
As a reminder, 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 been reported missing.
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