Many New Yorkers across the state are at a potentially high risk of heat stroke or injury today. Governor Hochul is warning that most of the state will experience another day of extreme heat, with indexes in the 90s and 100s. Many of the advisories are in effect through Friday. Gov. Hochul said,
More dangerous heat is on the way for many New Yorkers and I'm urging everyone to prepare for high humidity and temperatures later this week. My administration is closely watching the forecast and will provide support to any communities needing assistance this week as we experience heat index values reaching and exceeding the 100s beginning on Thursday.
Which Regions Of New York State Will Be The Hottest?
According to the Governor's Office, the following regions could reach heat indexes in the 100s today:
New York City
According to the Governor's Office, the following regions could reach heat indexes in the 90s today:
Central New York
Certain People In New York State Have High Risk Of Heat Stroke Today
New York State is warning residents to be careful and prepare for extreme heat today. Extreme heat can quickly cause death in people and animals. Certain people are more at risk of dying or suffering injury from heat stroke.
These Are The 8 Signs And Symptoms Of Heat Stroke
Heat Exhaustion Signs & Symptoms:
-Upset stomach or vomiting
Seek medical assistance immediately if you experience any of the symptoms above.