Recent Messages

10/1/2016 12:40:37 AM
Notify NYC - Fire
Notification issued 10/1/16 at 12:39 AM. Emergency personnel are on the scene of a three alarm fire located at 102nd Street and Atlantic Avenue in Queens. Expect smoke, traffic delays, and a presence of emergency personnel and vehicles in the area. The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene advises avoiding smoke exposure from structural fires by closing windows while indoors and reducing outdoor activity where smoke is present. People with heart or breathing conditions such as asthma may be more sensitive and should seek immediate medical attention if they experience a worsening of their condition, shortness of breath, or chest pains. To view this message in American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Italian, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Urdu, or Yiddish, please visit:

9/30/2016 4:14:32 PM
Notify NYC - NYS Missing Vulnerable Adult
Alert issued 9/30/16 at 4:12 PM. A Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert has been issued for Donald Roy Allis a 80-year-old white male from Smithville, PA. He has Alzheimer's and may be in need of medical attention. Description: 5'0" tall, 210lbs, with hazel eyes and gray hair. Wearing a blue t-shirt, blue jeans, and gray sneakers. Last Seen: Margaretville, NY at approximately 5:45 PM on 9/29. Vehicle: White 2015 Toyota Tundra Pennsylvania registration ZCP-4505. Photo: If you see Mr. Allis, please call SP Towanda at [570) 265-2186 or call 9-1-1. To view this message in American Sign Language (ASL), Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Italian, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Urdu, or Yiddish, please visit:

9/30/2016 7:44:37 AM
Notify NYC - Intermittent Wind Gusts
Notification issued 9/30/16 at 7:43 AM. New York City is experiencing intermittent wind gusts in excess of 40 MPH. During periods of high winds, residents should use caution when walking or driving high profile vehicles. Winds at these speeds can cause flying debris, turn unsecured objects into projectiles, and cause power outages. To prepare, charge cell phone batteries, gather supplies, and turn refrigerators and freezers to a colder setting. Always stay clear of downed power lines. If you are affected by an outage, turn off all appliances and keep refrigerator and freezer doors closed to prevent food spoilage. Do not use generators indoors. If you lose power and have a disability or access needs, or use Life Sustaining Equipment (LSE) and need immediate assistance, please dial 9-1-1. For the latest weather information, please visit

9/30/2016 6:43:50 AM
Notify NYC - Mass Transit Restoration
Notification issued 9/30/16 at 6:43 AM. Following a prior suspension, NJ Transit Light Rail, and NY Waterway ferry service has been resumed service in and out of Hoboken. Expect residual delays.

9/29/2016 8:13:53 PM
Notify NYC - Coastal Flood Advisory
Notification issued 9/29/16 at 8:11 PM. The National Weather Service has issued a Coastal Flood Advisory for Brooklyn, Southern Queens, and Staten Island tomorrow 9/30 from 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM. The affected locations may include low lying areas along the New York Harbor, tidally affected portions of the Northeastern New Jersey, and along the South Shore of Western and Central Long Island. Tidal departures of 1 1/2 - 2 feet above normal levels are expected. During a Coastal Flood Advisory, minor flooding of the most vulnerable shore roads and/or properties is possible. Coastal residents should be alert for later statements and take action to protect property. For more information, please visit

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