Dangerous heat continues in St. Lawrence County with heat index in mid 90s likely
Dangerous heat continues today with heat index values as high as 95 expected today in St. Lawrence County, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
High temps of 88 and heat indices pushing 95 degrees will occur between 1 and 6 p.m., NWS says. Showers and thunderstorms are possible this afternoon, but more likely later this evening.The overnight low will be 69 with light winds, the service says.
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 911.
The forecast through next Saturday is as follows:
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 5pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 5pm. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 63. North wind 6 to 9 mph becoming southwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
A 40 percent chance of showers before 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. West wind 7 to 9 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind.
Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light and variable wind becoming south around 6 mph in the evening.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind around 7 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. North wind around 5 mph.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. North wind 5 to 9 mph.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Light west wind.