High Heat Advisory - Cool off at the Library

The Library  will be available over the weekend to cool off, on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m

Good Afternoon, 


Here is the forecast concerning the excessive heat threat beginning this weekend and continuing into next week. Heat Advisories and a potential Excessive Heat Watch will likely be issued Friday.




WHAT:  Heat Wave Likely


WHERE: The entire forecast area


WHEN:  This weekend and continuing into next week


Potential Hazards and Impacts:


Excessive Heat:



  • Max Temperatures in the 90s.
  • Max Heat Indices in the mid to upper 90s Saturday, and 100-107F Sunday and Monday. Worst conditions will be felt across northeast New Jersey, New York City, the lower Hudson Valley and interior southern Connecticut.


  • 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 stay cool.
  • Seniors, infants, and those with chronic health problems or mental health conditions are at an increased risk from the heat.


The graphic below depicts Forecast Maximum Heat Indices for Saturday June 30th




The graphic below depicts Forecast Maximum Heat Indices for Sunday July 1st



The graphic below depicts Forecast Maximum Heat Indices for Monday July 2nd




The heat index is a measure of of how hot is really feels when relative humidity is factored in with air temperature. You can use the chart below to find the heat index yourself. For more information on Heat Safety, please go to https://www.weather.gov/safety/heat





There is high confidence in an extended period of heat.



Additional Information and Resources:

NWS New York Website: https://www.weather.gov/okx/

NWS New York Summer DSS Website: https://www.weather.gov/okx/emnew_summer

River Gauges and Forecasts: https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=okx

NWS New York Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NWSNewYorkNY

NWS New York Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/NWSNewYorkNY

Online Severe Weather Reporting: https://www.weather.gov/okx/SubmitStormReport



Next Update and Contact Information:

The next update will be sent Friday June 29th around 6 am.  If you have any questions in the interim or need additional information, please do not hesitate to 
contact us.  We can be reached by email at okx.operations@noaa.gov or through NWSChat.



Peter Wichrowski


OKX Operations

NWS New York, NY


July 4th Ridgewood Parade and Fireworks

The Ridgewood July 4th Committee invites you to "Support the Tradition" !

At 10AM (rain or shine)  a Parade of bands and festive floats will march  from the Westside of the Train Tracks ; down E. Ridgewood Avenue to N. Maple Ave., past Village Hall ending at Graydon Pool.

Fireworks will take place around 9PM on Veterans Field. The evening festivities start at 6PM with entainment at the Kasschau Shell. Fireworks tickets are available in advance for $10 in Backyard Living, Hillmann electric, ConnectOne Bank, Bookends, Daily Treat, The Wine Seller, Goffle Brook Farm, Town & Country - and the Ridgewood Library - June 28 - 30  9am to 3pm.  Fireworks tickets at the gate are $15 for adults and $$10 for children.


Information: 201/602-1922










Village Council Reorganization Meeting - Sunday, July 1st

The public is invited to the Village Council Reorganization Meeting, scheduled for Sunday, July 1, 2018 at Noon in the Sydney V. Stoldt, Jr. Court Room.  Susan Knudsen and Michael Sedon will be sworn in for their new 4 year terms.  Village Council members will  vote to determine the offices of Mayor and Deputy Mayor  for the new Village Council.