Wednesday, June 22, 2022

78° at 7:57 am Wednesday:
Two separate Heat Advisories issued for today from 11 am through 6 pm; High today 89°, 70% thunderstorm 

The National Weather Service (NWS) has divided up the Heat Advisories into two three-county areas: Wyoming, Allegany, Cattaraugus counties are listed in first heat advisory, and Genesee, Orleans, Livingston counties in the second heat advisory listed for today, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Note that the NWS is forecasting "mid to upper 90s" whereas the Silver Lake Weather Station is forecasting a high of 89°. The following is from the National Weather Service (NWS):

..HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING
TO 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING... * WHAT...Heat index values in the mid to upper 90s expected. * WHERE...Wyoming, Cattaraugus, and Allegany counties. * WHEN...From 11 AM this morning to 6 PM EDT this evening. * IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.

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