Heat index values will approach the century mark.
The calendar might say September, and fall might be a couple weeks away – but it will feel like mid-summer, as temperatures push into the 90s.
It’s prompted the National Weather Service to issue another heat advisory for the entire region. It’s active until 8 pm.
It is anticipated that the combination of air temperatures in the low-mid 90s and high relative humidity will make it ‘feel-like’ 100 degrees this afternoon.
Another hot and steamy day today. Heat ADVISORIES in effect for most of western and north central New York with heat indices 95 to 100F. Sharply cooler weather for Thursday, lasting into the coming weekend. pic.twitter.com/y2gPKb3LRz
— NWS Buffalo (@NWSBUFFALO) September 5, 2018
Drink plenty of water and try to avoid strenuous physical activity, especially during the advisory time frame.
Also, stay in air conditioning as much as possible through the afternoon to avoid over exposure to the hot weather.
Forecasters in Rochester say it will be the 21st day in the 90s in Rochester. That ranks as the 9th hottest since 1871.
Temperatures and humidity are expected to decline on Thursday, potentially marking the end of the steamy weather that made summer 2018 one to remember.
Check out the full-forecast here from the National Weather Service.
Beep beep! Get ready for that first day of school and dress for some serious September heat today before heading to the bus stop. The heat & humidity together will make it feel like 100° in spots by this afternoon. #ROC #FLX #WNY #WX pic.twitter.com/wkEc1gwBOQ
— Josh Nichols (@wnywxguy) September 5, 2018
Yep – we've issued another Heat Advisory! Areas of interest include the Buffalo, Rochester and Watertown areas, with heat index values in the mid to upper 90s – near 100F in and around the Genesee Valley.
This advisory is valid 10 AM to 8 PM Wednesday. https://t.co/sc64DPabm9 pic.twitter.com/wyUQgPWhlh
— NWS Buffalo (@NWSBUFFALO) September 4, 2018
A hot and humid day is expected today. A heat advisory is also in effect for most of the area this afternoon and evening. Another concern late tonight and Thursday is some scattered thunderstorms with a storm or two producing gusty winds. #pawx #nywx pic.twitter.com/Kz6W8l1VG8
— NWS Binghamton (@NWSBinghamton) September 5, 2018