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Heat Advisory in effect


A heat advisory is in effect for most of central New York including Onondaga County and Syracuse until 8pm.

Temperatures will climb for the 6th day in a row to 90° or higher. So far the city of Syracuse has hit 95°. With the high humidity present there will be a heat index well over 100°.


Stay updated with these links:


-- Interactive Doppler Radar: http://www.cnycentral.com/weather/interactive.aspx


-- Watches/Warnings: http://www.cnycentral.com/weather/images/uploaded/warnings.JPG (Make sure to hit the 'F5' key to refresh the page.)


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Here is detailed information on this warning from the National Weather Service:


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY

215 PM EDT FRI JUL 19 2013




NORTHERN ONEIDA-YATES-SENECA-SOUTHERN CAYUGA-ONONDAGA-STEUBEN-

SCHUYLER-CHEMUNG-TOMPKINS-MADISON-SOUTHERN ONEIDA-CORTLAND-

CHENANGO-OTSEGO-TIOGA-BROOME-DELAWARE-SULLIVAN-BRADFORD-

SUSQUEHANNA-NORTHERN WAYNE-WYOMING-LACKAWANNA-LUZERNE-PIKE-

SOUTHERN WAYNE-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOONVILLE...PENN YAN...SENECA FALLS...

AUBURN...SYRACUSE...CORNING...HORNELL...WATKINS GLEN...ELMIRA...

ITHACA...ONEIDA...UTICA...ROME...CORTLAND...NORWICH...ONEONTA...

COOPERSTOWN...OWEGO...BINGHAMTON...WALTON...DELHI...MONTICELLO...

TOWANDA...SAYRE...MONTROSE...TUNKHANNOCK...SCRANTON...

WILKES-BARRE...HAZLETON...MILFORD...HONESDALE

215 PM EDT FRI JUL 19 2013

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...CENTRAL NEW YORK AND NORTHEAST PENNSYLVANIA.

* HAZARDS...COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY...PRODUCING PEAK HEAT

INDICES OF AROUND OR SLIGHTLY ABOVE 100 DEGREES. URBAN AREAS MAY

SEE HEAT INDICES APPROACHING 105 THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOW TO MID 90S.

* TIMING...REMAINDER OF THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN...HEAT EXHAUSTION OR

OTHER HEAT RELATED SYMPTOMS COULD OCCUR FOR THOSE DOING

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES. THE VERY YOUNG AND ELDERLY ARE MOST AT

RISK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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