Heat advisory for today with high of 91
Excessive heat warning cancelled
The heat wave continues today with a high of 91 degrees for Orleans County. That has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a heat advisory for Orleans County until 10 p.m. today. The excessive heat warning has been cancelled. Previously, the forecast for today showed a high temperature of 96.
The latest forecast shows it won’t be that hot, but the heat index could still reach 100.
“Consecutive days of dangerous heat and humidity will bring an increased risk for heat related illness,” the National Weather Service said. “The elderly, very young, pregnant, and those with heart and respiratory conditions that don’t have access to air conditioning are especially at risk during long lasting heat waves.”
The Weather Service urges people to drink plenty of fluids, try to stay out of the sun and check in on elderly residents.
The high temperatures for the rest of the week include 88 on Tuesday, 90 on Wednesday (July 4), 89 on Thursday, 82 on Friday, 77 on Saturday and 81 on Sunday.