If you haven't heard of an alligator snapping turtle before, it's probably a good idea to brush up on some facts. You never know when you might stumble across one. Fortunately, the father and son who stumbled across the turtle on Long Island recognized it almost immediately.
Most Recent UV Observation:
This is the latest reading for this area.
- Take precautions - cover up, wear a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen especially if you will be outside for 30 minutes or more
- Look for shade near midday when the sun is strongest
Expected Max UV Observation:
This is today's expected maximum UV reading, taking today's weather into consideration.
- Protection required - UV damages the skin and can cause sunburn
- Reduce time in the sun between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. and take full precautions - seek shade, cover up, wear a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen