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Heat advisory issued for Finger Lakes as heatwave begins

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A heat advisory is in effect from Monday through late Thursday for the Finger Lakes region, with heat index values expected to reach up to 104 degrees.


Residents are urged to take precautions as hot temperatures and high humidity could cause heat-related illnesses. People are advised to stay hydrated, stay in air-conditioned spaces, avoid the sun, and check on vulnerable neighbors and relatives.

Governor Kathy Hochul and state officials emphasize the importance of being prepared during this extreme heat event, highlighting the risk to children, the elderly, and those with health conditions. For safety tips and cooling center locations, visit the Department of Health website.