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Heat Advisory
Issued: 1:50 PM EDT Jun. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect from 10 am to 8 PM EDT Monday...

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect from 10 am to 8 PM EDT Monday.

* Locations... Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, northern Cayuga,
Oswego, Genesee, Livingston, and Ontario counties.

* Timing... from late Monday morning through early Monday evening.

* Heat index values... in the mid to upper 90s.

* Impacts... the combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
levels will result in a potential for heat-related illnesses if
proper precautions are not taken.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures
is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat
illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an
air-conditioned room... stay out of the sun... and check in
on relatives and neighbors.

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 light weight and loose
fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water.

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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Air Quality Alert
Issued: 7:52 PM EDT Jun. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Sunday...

The New York state department of environmental conservation has
issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...

Monroe... Wayne... northern Cayuga... Oswego... Jefferson.

Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an
air quality index value of 100 for ozone. The air quality index... or
aqi... was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different
pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the greater the
health concern.

When pollution levels are elevated... the New York state department of
health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor
physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People
who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of
pollutants include the very Young and those with pre existing respiratory
problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should
consider consulting their personal physician.

For additional information, please visit the New York state department of
environmental conservation website at, https://on.NY.Gov/nyaqi, or call
the air quality hotline at 800-535-1345.


752 PM EDT Sat Jun 16 2018

... Air quality alert in effect from 11 am to 11 PM EDT Sunday...

The New York state department of environmental conservation has
issued an air quality health advisory for the following counties...

Monroe... Wayne... northern Cayuga... Oswego... Jefferson.

Air quality levels in outdoor air are predicted to be greater than an
air quality index value of 100 for ozone. The air quality index... or
aqi... was created as an easy way to correlate levels of different
pollutants to one scale. The higher the aqi value, the greater the
health concern.

When pollution levels are elevated... the New York state department of
health recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous outdoor
physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health effects. People
who may be especially sensitive to the effects of elevated levels of
pollutants include the very Young and those with pre existing respiratory
problems such as asthma or heart disease. Those with symptoms should
consider consulting their personal physician.

For additional information, please visit the New York state department of
environmental conservation website at, https://on.NY.Gov/nyaqi, or call
the air quality hotline at 800-535-1345.



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