...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
* WHAT...DANGEROUS RIP CURRENTS EXPECTED.
* WHERE...KINGS (BROOKLYN), SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK, SOUTHEASTERN
SUFFOLK, SOUTHERN QUEENS AND SOUTHERN NASSAU COUNTIES.
* WHEN...FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.
* IMPACTS...LIFE-THREATENING RIP CURRENTS ARE LIKELY FOR ALL
PEOPLE ENTERING THE SURF ZONE. ANYONE VISITING THE BEACHES
SHOULD STAY OUT OF THE SURF. RIP CURRENTS CAN SWEEP EVEN THE
BEST SWIMMERS AWAY FROM SHORE INTO DEEPER WATER.
IF YOU ENTER THE SURF ZONE, ALWAYS HAVE A FLOTATION DEVICE WITH
YOU AND SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD. IF CAUGHT IN A RIP CURRENT, RELAX
AND FLOAT, AND DO NOT SWIM AGAINST THE CURRENT. IF ABLE, SWIM IN
A DIRECTION FOLLOWING THE SHORELINE. IF UNABLE TO ESCAPE, FACE
THE SHORE AND YELL OR WAVE FOR HELP.
Today's Weather for Sachem
Strong to severe thunderstorms. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 60s.
WSW at 11 mph
Chance of Rain:
8 Very High
Partly cloudy early then strong thunderstorms later in the day. Damaging winds and large hail with some storms. High 81F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Showers in the evening, then partly cloudy overnight. Low 63F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 81F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.