Recent Messages

5/27/2016 4:17:01 PM
Notify NYC - Air Quality Health Advisory
Notification issued 5/27/16 at 4:15 PM. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air Quality Health Advisory for New York City for tomorrow, 5/28, from 11:00 AM until 11:00 PM. The previously issued advisory remains in effect until 11:00 PM tonight. Active children and adults, and people with respiratory problems, such as asthma, should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors. For more information, visit the National Weather Service at or the Department of Environmental Conservation at view this message in American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Italian, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Urdu, or Yiddish, please visit:

5/27/2016 3:05:29 PM
Notify NYC - Planned Aircraft Flyover
Notification issued 5/27/16 at 3:05 PM. On Saturday, May 28, the Breitling Jet Team will conduct a photo mission beginning at 5:00 PM over various parts of NYC. The aircraft will travel westbound from Long Island over the water near the south shores of Queens and Brooklyn before turning and navigating north over the Verrazano Bridge, continuing up the east side of the Hudson River to the Tappan Zee Bridge. From there, the aircraft will turn around and travel southbound over the west side of the Hudson River to the Verrazano Bridge, before traveling northbound up the east side of the Hudson River to finish their route. During this operation, the aircraft will fly at an altitude of approximately 1,500 - 2,000 feet. The rain date for the event is scheduled for Sunday, May 29, at 5:00 PM. A photo of the aircraft is available at

5/27/2016 3:00:01 PM
Notify NYC - Planned Aircraft Flyover
Notification issued 5/27/16 at 3:00 PM. In conjunction with Fleet Week 2016, the U.S Coast Guard will conduct a search amp; rescue demonstration over The Sullivan's Pier in Staten Island, tomorrow, May 28th at 12:00 PM. Weather permitting, the demonstration will consist of one swimmer exiting a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter to perform a rescue demonstration. Info:;

5/27/2016 1:52:08 PM
Public Beach Notification
Notification issued 5/27/16 at 1:52 PM. Due to construction, swimming is limited at Beach 116th Street in Queens until July. Beaches are fully open at Beach 86th Street, Beach 97th Street and Beach 106th Street in Queens. For more information call 311, text BEACH to 877-877 or go to

5/27/2016 9:31:05 AM
Notify NYC - Traffic Delays
Notification issued 5/27/16 at 9:30 AM. Due to NYPD activity, expect emergency personnel and extensive traffic delays in the area of Main Street and Horace Harding Expressway in Queens. Consider alternate routes and allow for additional travel time.

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