Heat Advisory Issued for Western New York
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
Mon Jul 6 2020
Niagara-Orleans-Monroe-Wayne-Northern Cayuga-Oswego-Northern Erie-
Including the cities of Niagara Falls, Medina, Rochester, Newark,
Fair Haven, Oswego, Buffalo, Batavia, Geneseo, and Canandaigua
Mon Jul 6 2020
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TUESDAY TO 8 PM EDT
* WHAT...Heat index values in the mid 90s Tuesday and Wednesday
afternoon, then near 100 Thursday and Friday afternoon.
Highest heat index values will be inland from the Lake Erie
and Lake Ontario shores.
* WHERE...Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, Northern Cayuga,
Oswego, Northern Erie, Genesee, Livingston, and Ontario
* WHEN...From 1 PM Tuesday to 8 PM EDT Friday.
* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
illnesses to occur. Warm overnight low temperatures will make
it difficult to cool buildings without air conditioning.
Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational
Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent
rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone
overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.
Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.
Lisa and I will be back updating how long our heat wave will last tonight on #WxLIVE at 845.
Hope to see you then!