...Heat advisory remains in effect until 6 PM EDT Friday...
* heat index values...in the upper 90s due to temperatures in
the mid 80s, and dewpoints in the upper 60s.
* Timing...into early Friday evening. The highest heat index
values will occur mainly during the afternoon.
* Impacts...the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure. Extreme heat can cause
illness and death among the at-risk population who can not
A heat advisory is issued when the combination of heat and
humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees
for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees for any
length of time.
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! In cases of heat stroke call 9 1 1.
-- Friday Jul.21 17,12:24 AM
Sand Castle Contest at Hither Hills State Park
at Hither Hills State Park | Thu Jun 29 - Thu Aug 31
Hither Hills State Park
164 Old Montauk Highway
Montauk - 11954
Date & Time
Jul 21, 2017 through Aug 31, 2017 (daily)
Cost: Parking Fees May Apply
Hither Hills State Park plays host to a weekly sand castle contest which is open to all ages. Sand, water, and natural materials native to the beach are used to create sculptures. Prizes are awarded in several categories.