Sunny next 2 days, ‘oppressively warm’ later in week
Today will be sunny with a high near 77, followed by another sunny day on Monday with a high near 83, according to the National Weather Service in Buffalo.
The Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for Orleans and other counties in western and central New York.
“The tropical remnants of Barry will cross our region Wednesday and Wednesday night,” the Weather Service said. “This will lead to some showers and thunderstorms that will likely contain torrential downpours.
“Thursday through Saturday will then be oppressively warm and humid with apparent temperatures (heat index values) forecast to climb to between 95 and 100,” the Weather Service said. “At these levels a heat advisory would be required. The peak of this heat should be on Friday.”
Friday is forecast to reach 91, followed by a high of 88 on Saturday.