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Northern Oneida-Yates-Seneca-Southern Cayuga-Onondaga-Steuben-
Including the cities of Boonville, Penn Yan, Seneca Falls,
Auburn, Syracuse, Corning, Hornell, Watkins Glen, Elmira, Ithaca,
Hamilton, Oneida, Rome, Utica, Cortland, Norwich, Oneonta, Owego,
Waverly, Binghamton, Delhi, Walton, Monticello, Sayre, Towanda,
Hallstead, Montrose, Damascus, Equinunk, Tunkhannock, Scranton,
Hazleton, Wilkes-Barre, Milford, and Honesdale
942 PM EDT Sun Jun 17 2018
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM EDT
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Between 95 and 100, due to temperatures
around 90, and dewpoints in the lower to middle 70s.
* TIMING...The most oppressive combination of heat and humidity
will be during the midday and afternoon hours Monday.
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 up on relatives and
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
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.