Plainview, NY

7:22 PM EDT on August 25, 2016 (GMT -0400)
Plainview | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Coastal Hazard Statement

Elev 187 ft 40.79 °N, 73.48 °W | Updated 13 minutes ago

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77.7 °F
Feels Like 80 °F
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.01 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 9000 ft
Heat Index 80 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 81%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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6:14 AM 7:36 PM
Last Quarter, 41% visible
METAR KFRG 252253Z 21012G20KT 10SM BKN090 26/20 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP163 T02560200
Pressure 30.01 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 9000 ft
Heat Index 80 °F
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 81%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:14 AM 7:36 PM
Last Quarter, 41% visible
METAR KFRG 252253Z 21012G20KT 10SM BKN090 26/20 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP163 T02560200
A tropical disturbance pushing toward the Bahamas, is expected to develop into a tropical depression or storm, and will likely target Florida and the Gulf Coast this weekend into next week.

Right now, the disturbance remains a broad area of low pressure pushing through the Dominican Republic and Haiti, headed toward the southeast Bahamas. Rainfall totals over 3 inches (with locally higher amounts) are expected in HispaƱiola, particularly over elevated terrain.

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Coastal Hazard Statement
Issued: 4:12 AM EDT Aug. 25, 2016 – National Weather Service

... High rip current risk in effect from 2 PM EDT this afternoon
through this evening...

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a high rip
current risk... which is in effect from 2 PM EDT this afternoon
through this evening.

* Locations... the ocean beaches of New York City and Nassau
County.

* Rip current risk... moderate... then becoming high this afternoon
and early this evening.

* Surf height... up to 3 feet.

* Lightning risk... none.

* Timing... this afternoon and early 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... Yell for help. Remain
calm... do not exhaust yourself and stay afloat while waiting for
help. If you have to swim out of a rip current... swim parallel to
shore. Once you are away from the force of the rip current...
begin to swim back toward the beach. Do not attempt to swim
directly against a rip current as you will tire quickly.