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HEAT ADVISORY: Genesee & Orleans County



With record breaking heat possible everywhere, it is likely to be even worse in Orleans and Genesee counties and points further east across New York State, where the heat index could reach 100, and is triggering a  National Weather Service HEAT ADVISORY  from noon  until 6 

READ THE FULL ADVISORY BELOW

AccuWeather says the high heat today could spawn thunderstorms this afternoon, and for the next several days in the evening.
Wed 9/11
T-Storms
High: 82
Low :72
  Thu. 9/12
T-Storms
High: 75 °F
Low: 52 °F
 
Fri. 9/13
Mostly Cloudy w/ Showers
High: 58 °F
Low: 45 °F
 
Sat. 9/14
Intermittent Clouds
High: 63 °F
Low: 50 °Fn



READ: AccuWeather Forecast 
READ: 
The Extended Forecast

 
Direct from The National Weather Service, Here's the Heat Advisory for counties northeast of Greater Buffalo-Niagara region.
NYZ002>004-011-013-014-112045-
/O.NEW.KBUF.HT.Y.0004.130911T1600Z-130911T2200Z/
ORLEANS-MONROE-WAYNE-GENESEE-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MEDINA...ROCHESTER...NEWARK...BATAVIA...
GENESEO...CANANDAIGUA
842 AM EDT WED SEP 11 2013

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING.

* LOCATIONS...ORLEANS...MONROE...WAYNE...GENESEE...LIVINGSTON...
  ONTARIO COUNTIES.

* TIMING...LATE THIS MORNING THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...NEAR OR ABOVE 100 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...IF PROPER PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN...HEAT EXHAUSTION
  OR OTHER HEAT RELATED SYMPTOMS COULD DEVELOP IN THOSE EXPOSED TO
  THE HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS...WITH THE VERY YOUNG AND ELDERLY
  MOST AT RISK.

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.

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Locations : BuffaloGeneseeNewarkOntarioOrelans CountyOrleansRochester
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