Weather Alerts for Oswego County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
OSWEGO COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Livingston - Monroe - Niagara - Northern Cayuga - Ontario - Orleans - Oswego - Wayne
Effective: Mon, 7/16 12:00pm Updated: Sun, 7/15 6:53pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Mon, 7/16 8:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT MONDAY...
The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect from noon to 8 PM EDT Monday.
* LOCATIONS...Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, Northern Cayuga,
Oswego, Livingston, and Ontario counties.
* TIMING...From Monday afternoon through early Monday evening.
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...In the mid 90s.

Information:
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.