Emergencies & Closings
Heat Advisory issued August 10 at 2:53 PM EDT until August 11 at 8:00 PM EDT by National Weather Service Buffalo
Heat Advisory from noon until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 11.
Heat index values in the upper 90s expected in Southern Erie and Wyoming counties and the western Southern Tier.
Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.
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.