(Albany, NY) -- Dutchess and Ulster counties and most of the Hudson Valley are under an Air Quality Alert Today. Health officials are concerned about ozone levels combining with unusually hot temperatures to create unhealthy air. The alert is in effect until 11pm.
The National Weather Service in Albany has issued a Heat Advisory for the Hudson Valley. The agency says the combination of hot temperatures and high humidity levels could result in heat related illnesses if proper precautions are not taken. Weather Service officials recommend that people drink plenty of fluids, stay out of the sun and if possible stay in air conditioning.
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