The main story today will be the heat. High temperatures are on track to be around 90 degrees or higher in CNY.

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service (NWS) out of Binghamton has issued a Heat Advisory for Northern Oneida-Onondaga-Madison-Southern Oneida including the cities of Boonville, Syracuse, Hamilton, Oneida, Rome, and Utica

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...In the upper 90s due to temperatures in the lower 90s, and dewpoints in the upper 60s.

* TIMING...From the midday hours into the early evening.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

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 up on relatives and neighbors.

Extended Forcast From NWS:

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4 pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 97. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9 pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Light and variable wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 1 pm and 5 pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 2 am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8 am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. West wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2 am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

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