Weather Alerts for Northern Cayuga County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Excessive Heat Warning  EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING   Excessive Heat Warning
NORTHERN CAYUGA COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Broome - Chemung - Chenango - Cortland - Madison - Onondaga - Schuyler - Seneca - Southern Cayuga - Southern Oneida - Steuben - Sullivan - Tioga - Tompkins - Yates
Effective: Fri, 7/19 12:00pm Updated: Fri, 7/19 1:43am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 7/20 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO
8 PM EDT SATURDAY...
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Maximum heat index values from 101 to 107
Friday afternoon and from 103 to 110 Saturday afternoon due to
high temperatures in the mid 90s, and dewpoints in the lower
70s. The highest heat index values will be in the lower
elevations and urban areas.
* TIMING...Friday afternoon through Saturday evening.
* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity can cause heat illnesses during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure. Prolonged heat is most
dangerous for young children and the elderly. Car temperatures
can reach lethal temperatures in minutes. Temperatures will
remain very warm and muggy Friday night, preventing non air
conditioned buildings from cooling off.

Information:
An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and
check up 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.

Excessive Heat Warning  EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING   Excessive Heat Warning
NORTHERN CAYUGA COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Livingston - Monroe - Niagara - Northern Cayuga - Ontario - Orleans - Wayne
Effective: Fri, 7/19 12:00pm Updated: Fri, 7/19 1:43am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, 7/20 6:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO
6 PM EDT SATURDAY...
* LOCATIONS...Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, Northern Cayuga,
Livingston, and Ontario counties.
* TIMING...From noon Friday through early Saturday evening.
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...As high as 105 to 110.
* IMPACTS...Heat illnesses likely for those spending prolonged
periods outdoors or in non-air conditioned locations. Prolonged
heat is most dangerous for young children and the elderly.
Vehicle interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of
minutes. Never leave children, pets or the elderly unattended
in parked vehicles. Temperatures will remain very warm and muggy
Friday night, preventing non-air conditioned buildings from
cooling off.

Information:
An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun...
and check up 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.