Another Heat Advisory Issued In CNY
The National Weather Service has issued one more Heat Advisory in CNY as temperatures will feel like close to 100 degrees today.
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM EDT
The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from 10 AM this morning to 9 PM EDT this evening.
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...In the mid to upper 90s, due to temperatures in the upper 80s to near 90, and dewpoints in the lower 70s.
* TIMING...From late this morning into the early evening.
* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS FROM NWS...
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. [NWS]
Along with the heat, hit and miss thunderstorms will likely form again today, and continue into the overnight hours. The main threat from these storms will be torrential rainfall, which could cause isolated flash flooding. A few of the stronger storms may also produce gusty winds this afternoon. A large area of high pressure will then bring a great summer weekend for the Boilermaker, with lots of sunshine, low humidity, and comfortable temperatures.
Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 96. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between midnight and 4 am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 9 am. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 77. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 50. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 53.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 82.