Heat Advisory for Labor Day
The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Chemung, Tioga (NY), Yates, Schuyler and Tompkins counties until 8PM due to expected heat and humidity this afternoon. With high temperatures in the upper 80s near 90 degrees and oppressive humidity, the heat index will rise during peak heat times near 100.
Be careful if spending time outdoors, especially when grilling or at a picnic, try sitting in the shade when you can and drink extra amounts of water. If you are working, or exercising outdoors do not over do it! Be sure to take several breaks when you can, and if possible stay in Air Conditioning during that break as well.