According to Hurricane Center: “Data from an Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter aircraft along with satellite imagery and various intensity estimates indicate that Florence has weakened instead of strengthening. However, while the hurricane hasn’t strengthened in terms of peak winds, the inner-core and outer wind fields have continued to expand, resulting in an increase the […]Read More Four named system in the Atlantic
Due to extremely high tides Smith Point Outer Beach will close tonight at 5pm and there will be no Outer Beach camping until storm passes. Hurricane Florence …Read More Urgent message from Suffolk County Parks Department
By Brandon Miller, CNN Updated 5:28 PM ET, Thu September 6, 2018 (CNN)Hurricane Florence has weakened some but will likely strengthen again into a major hurricane and could threaten the US East Coast by next week. On Wednesday, Florence became the first major hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic season, with maximum sustained winds peaking at 130 mph, making […]Read More Hurricane Florence could pose major threat to East Coast next week
By Garrett Thibodeau and Erik Gorman That’s a wrap! Another remarkable season in the books for the Smith Point lifeguards, and with it another list of accomplishments to add to an ever-growing list of achievements. Our competition teams once again showcased their athletic prowess across 4 tournaments; winning both the East Hampton tournament and the […]Read More 2018 Summer season comes to a close!
DEADLY ‘RUST TIDE’ SPREADING ACROSS LONG ISLAND Southampton, NY, August 29th 2018 – A deadly ‘rust tide’ is spreading across Long Island, leaving dead marine life in its wake. Monitoring by The Gobler Laboratory of Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences indicates that what began as an isolated event in Eastern Shinnecock […]Read More ‘RUST TIDE’ SPREADING ACROSS LONG ISLAND
SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Grace Kelly-McGovern August 6, 2018 631-854-0095 The Suffolk County Department of Public Works’ Division of Vector Control plans to treat parts of the following marshes by helicopter to control mosquito larvae. Should weather conditions prevent completion of the work, it will be continued […]Read More Ground Spraying for Mosquitoes
Although you hope you’ll never use cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for a child or infant, it’s important to know the steps so that you can help in the event of a cardiac or breathing emergency. We thought that it would benefit our Junior Lifeguards and their families to go over the basic steps of CPR… they […]Read More Junior Lifeguards – final week
Simulation of jet stream pattern July 22. (VentuSky.com) BY MATTHEW CAPPUCCI AND JASON SAMENOW JULY 25 AT 4:35 PM Is it July or March? A rare and steep summer dip in the jet stream has brought an incredibly wacky week of weather to the Lower 48. Usually, this fast-moving air current along which storms track […]Read More What’s with this wild weather? Blame an ‘extreme’ jet stream pattern.
Although walking on the beach during Tropical Storm and/or Hurricane may seem like a good idea at first – It is not! We highly recommend against it. Ocean waters are treacherous and very unpredictable. Here is a another example of why you should not. The United States Lifesaving Association (USLA), a national non-profit organization, and […]Read More This is why you shouldn’t be near a beach while storm
Global average temperature anomalies during June 2018, based on NASA data. Credit: NASA GISS. Andrew Freedman JUL 16, 2018 Earth had its third-warmest June on record this year, according to NASA data on Monday. The month saw numerous heat milestones set worldwide, from the U.S. to the Middle East. Why this matters: The planet is […]Read More Earth had its third-warmest June amid sizzling global records