SEVERE WEATHER

  • Kings
    Nassau
    Queens
    Suffolk
  • Rip Current Statement

    Kings, NY

    SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
    449 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

    ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
    CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING.

    * LOCATIONS...ATLANTIC OCEAN FACING BEACHES

    * RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH.

    * SURF HEIGHT...4 TO 6 FEET.

    * LIGHTNING RISK...NONE.

    * TIMING...INTO THIS EVENING.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
    FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
    SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
    JETTIES AND PIERS. TALK TO LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH OFFICIALS TO
    LEARN ABOUT ANY SURF HAZARDS AND HEED THEIR ADVICE. PAY ATTENTION
    TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS AND SWIM IN LIFE GUARDED AREAS.

    IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
    AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
    FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
    NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
    SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.



  • Rip Current Statement

    Nassau, NY

    SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
    449 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

    ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
    CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING.

    * LOCATIONS...ATLANTIC OCEAN FACING BEACHES

    * RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH.

    * SURF HEIGHT...4 TO 6 FEET.

    * LIGHTNING RISK...NONE.

    * TIMING...INTO THIS EVENING.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
    FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
    SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
    JETTIES AND PIERS. TALK TO LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH OFFICIALS TO
    LEARN ABOUT ANY SURF HAZARDS AND HEED THEIR ADVICE. PAY ATTENTION
    TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS AND SWIM IN LIFE GUARDED AREAS.

    IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
    AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
    FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
    NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
    SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.



  • Rip Current Statement

    Queens, NY

    SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
    449 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

    ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
    CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING.

    * LOCATIONS...ATLANTIC OCEAN FACING BEACHES

    * RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH.

    * SURF HEIGHT...4 TO 6 FEET.

    * LIGHTNING RISK...NONE.

    * TIMING...INTO THIS EVENING.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
    FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
    SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
    JETTIES AND PIERS. TALK TO LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH OFFICIALS TO
    LEARN ABOUT ANY SURF HAZARDS AND HEED THEIR ADVICE. PAY ATTENTION
    TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS AND SWIM IN LIFE GUARDED AREAS.

    IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
    AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
    FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
    NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
    SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.



  • Rip Current Statement

    Suffolk, NY

    SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
    449 AM EDT MON SEP 22 2014

    ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK HAS ISSUED A HIGH RIP
    CURRENT RISK...WHICH IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING.

    * LOCATIONS...ATLANTIC OCEAN FACING BEACHES

    * RIP CURRENT RISK...HIGH.

    * SURF HEIGHT...4 TO 6 FEET.

    * LIGHTNING RISK...NONE.

    * TIMING...INTO THIS EVENING.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAY
    FROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS IN THE
    SANDBAR AND IN THE VICINITY OF STRUCTURES SUCH AS GROINS...
    JETTIES AND PIERS. TALK TO LIFEGUARDS AND BEACH OFFICIALS TO
    LEARN ABOUT ANY SURF HAZARDS AND HEED THEIR ADVICE. PAY ATTENTION
    TO FLAGS AND POSTED SIGNS AND SWIM IN LIFE GUARDED AREAS.

    IF YOU BECOME CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT...DO NOT PANIC. REMAIN CALM
    AND BEGIN TO SWIM PARALLEL TO SHORE. ONCE YOU ARE AWAY FROM THE
    FORCE OF THE RIP CURRENT...BEGIN TO SWIM BACK TO THE BEACH. DO
    NOT ATTEMPT TO SWIM DIRECTLY AGAINST A RIP CURRENT. EVEN A STRONG
    SWIMMER CAN BECOME EXHAUSTED QUICKLY.



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