First Alert Weather: Heat advisory is posted for Wednesday
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Summer seems to keep rolling right along for Western New York. Tuesday will make four days in a row with temperatures above normal and that trend is likely to continue.
Tonight will feature mainly clear skies and it will be muggy with a low near 70°.
Tomorrow the heat and humidity will probably be the highest for the entire week. Most of Western New York is under a heat advisory from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Look for partial sunshine and just an isolated thundershower by late afternoon. The high temperature will be near 91° and with a dew point in the low to mid-70s the heat index will be running in the mid to upper 90s. Remember the heat index is a comfort index and indicates how the combination of the temperature and the humidity will feel on the human body during the maximum heating of the day. When we have these steamy days remember to avoid strenuous work or exercise during the middle of the day. Drink plenty of water and dress for the conditions.
Thursday will bring partial sunshine with an isolated thunderstorm and with plenty of humidity the temperature will rise into the upper 80s. It appears the high humidity will last about 48 hours then a welcome break is expected by the end of the workweek.
The News10NBC First Alert Meteorologists expect some relief finally by Friday. It looks like a nice start to the weekend with much more comfortable weather including lower humidity and cooler temperatures. In fact, the high on Friday will be some 10 to 15° cooler compared to earlier in the week.
Unfortunately, this comfy weather will last only one day as the heat and humidity will return again for the weekend.
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