...Heat advisory remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT
* 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.
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 emergency...call 9 1 1.
-- Monday Jul.25 16,05:48 AM
Update: Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert Cancelled for Queens Man with Autism
Published: August 11 2014
Long Island News & PR
A Missing Persons Alert for a non-verbal, 20-year-old male has been cancelled.
Update - August 12, 2014 - New York State Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert for Saurav Banik/August 11 has been cancelled.
Below is the original alert.
Queens, NY - August 11, 2014 - A Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert has been issued for Saurav Banik, a 20 year-old, Asian male with autism who is non-verbal and was last seen at 121-12 Liberty Avenue on 8/10/14 at 6:45pm. He was wearing a blue shirt and brown jeans. Saurav may be in need of medical attention.
WGT: 225 lbs.
Race: Asian or Pacific Islander