Finger Lakes region is under heat advisory

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Finger Lakes region is now under a heat advisory. The National Weather Service’s advisory for Thursday went into effect at 11 a.m. and it ends at 8 p.m.

Monroe, Wayne, Livingston, Ontario, Genesee, Orleans, Niagara, northern Cayuga, Oswego, and Jefferson counties are under the advisory. The heat index will be in the mid to upper 90s with high humidity across the region, leading to a risk of heat illnesses.

Most of the day will be rain free but a pop-up shower or thundery downpour may develop during the afternoon and evening hours. It will be muggy on Thursday night as a slow-moving cold front approaches. That front will bring a few showers and thunderstorms for the first half of the day Friday.

Clearing skies in the afternoon with a noticeable drop in both the temperatures and humidity. This will set the stage for a nice start to the weekend on Saturday but need to keep an eye on Sunday for possible rain. Stay tuned to News10NBC for the latest on the weekend weather.  

To protect yourself from the heat, drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, and stay out
of the sun. Also, limit the time that young children and pets stay outside in the heat.


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