Genesee Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 10:38 PM EDT Jun. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from 10 am to 8 PM EDT

* locations... Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, northern Cayuga,
Oswego, Genesee, Livingston, and Ontario counties.

* Timing... from late Monday morning through early Monday evening.

* Heat index values... in the upper 90s.

* Impacts... the combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity levels will result in a potential for heat-related
illnesses if proper precautions are not taken.

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

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.