A Heat Advisory is in effect for the entire region from noon to 8 o’clock tonight. Meterologist Kevin Williams says everyone should be prepared for the heat, as well as an occasional downpour:
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Buffalo NY 429 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018 NYZ001>006-013-014-161630- /O.CON.KBUF.HT.Y.0006.180716T1600Z-180717T0000Z/ Niagara-Orleans-Monroe-Wayne-Northern Cayuga-Oswego-Livingston- Ontario- Including the cities of Niagara Falls, Medina, Rochester, Newark, Fair Haven, Oswego, Geneseo, and Canandaigua 429 AM EDT Mon Jul 16 2018 ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * LOCATIONS...Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, Northern Cayuga, Oswego, Livingston, and Ontario counties. * TIMING...From late this morning through early this evening. * HEAT INDEX VALUES...In the upper 90s. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun...and check in on relatives and neighbors. 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 light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. 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.