Central New York Heat Advisory Extended Until 8 Tonight 8/29
Another hot one in Central New York. The National Weather Service has extended the Heat Advisory until 8 tonight.
LOCATIONS... Northern and Southern Oneida, Onondaga, Madison, Yates, Seneca and Southern Cayuga.
HEAT INDEX VALUES... Near 100 degrees due to temperatures in the lower 90s, and dewpoints around 70.
TIMING... Highest heat indices will be from noon to 5 p.m.
WHAT TO DO...As always drinking plenty of fluids and stay indoors as much as possible. And check on older relatives and neighbors. Reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening and wear lightweight and loose-fitting clothing.
We'll be in for another scorcher on Wednesday, temperatures again will be near 90. So far no Heat Advisory has been issued.
New York has established cooling centers around the state when the temperatures become dangerous. Here are a few from around Central New York, always call first to make sure they're open. There's also an interactive map to search for cooling centers.
Ava Dorfman Senior Center, 305 E Locust St, Rome, 315-337-8230
New Hartford Senior Center, 1 Sherman St, New Hartford, 315-724-8966
New York Mills Senior Center, 320 Main St, New York Mills, 315-736-7360
North Utica Senior Citizens, 50 Riverside Drive, Utica, 315-724-2430
Parkway Senior Center, 220 Memorial Pkwy Utica, 315-223-3073
Sangertown Mall, 8555 Seneca Turnpike, New Hartford, 315-797-8520
South Rome Senior Center, 112 Ridge St, Rome, 315-339-6457
Whitestown Senior Center, 1 Championship Way, Whitesboro, 315-768-6047
Red Cross - Madison-Oneida Branch, 134 Vanderbilt Ave, Oneida, 315-363-2900