Heat advisory issued for Orleans for 2nd straight day

Photo by Tom Rivers: A sunflower with a bee in the center is shown this morning in an Albion backyard.

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 5 September 2023 at 9:34 am

For the second straight day a heat advisory has been issued for Orleans County.

The advisory is from noon to 7 p.m. when heat index values in the mid to upper 90s are expected.

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued the advisory for the following counties: Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, northern Cayuga, Genesee, Livingston and Ontario.

The hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur. The Weather Service advises to drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.

If outside, take extra precautions, including frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments.

Today is forecast to be sunny and hot with a high of 91, followed by a mostly sunny Wednesday with a high near 90.

Then the high is 85 on Thursday, 80 on Friday and 75 on Saturday.