Weather Alerts for NORTHERN ERIE

Issued by the National Weather Service

Special Weather Statement  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT   Special Weather Statement
NORTHERN ERIE

Areas Affected:
Genesee - Livingston - Monroe - Niagara - Northern Cayuga - Northern Erie - Ontario - Orleans - Oswego - Southern Erie - Wayne - Wyoming
Effective: Tue, 5/26 2:26pm Updated: Tue, 5/26 4:15pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 5/26 6:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed

 
Details:
...HEAT INDEX IN THE LOWER 90S THIS AFTERNOON...
Temperatures in the upper 80s to around 90 degrees along with a
very moist airmass will result in heat index values remaining in
the 90 to 95 degree range this afternoon. Some cooling will occur
near the immediate Great Lakes shores. Take precautions if you
need to be out in the heat this afternoon by taking frequent
breaks inside and drinking plenty of water to stay hydrated. Do
not leave children or pets unattended in cars. Expect the heat
index to lower back into the 80s after 6 PM.

MEANINGS OF NOAA WEATHER INFO RELEASES:

A statement generally provides additional or follow up information to an existing weather condition.

An advisory is for less serious conditions that cause significant inconvenience and, if caution is not exercised, could lead to situations that may threaten life and/or property.

A watch is used when the risk of a hazardous weather event has increased significantly, but its occurrence, locations, and/or timing is still uncertain. It is intended to provide advance notice of possible inclement weather.

A warning is used for conditions posing an immediate threat to life or property. Depending on the type of warning, you should take immediate, appropriate action.

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