Long Island residents look forward to cool down after heat wave
Long Islanders said Friday they can?t wait for the hot weather to cool off.
An air quality health advisory was issued earlier in the week for all Long Island residents. The advisory is meant to warn the elderly and people with health problems to take it easy in the hot weather. Health officials say it is better to avoid manual labor in the heat. If peple can?t avoid work outside, experts say they should drink plenty of water and wear light clothing.
The New York State Parks Department says Long Island parks and beaches have seen approximately 700,000 more visitors this year compared to last year.
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