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.

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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:

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According to the Governor's Office, the following regions could reach heat indexes in the 90s today:

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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:

-Heavy swe
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-Paleness
-Muscle cramps
-Tiredness
-Weakness
-Dizziness
-Headache
-Upset stomach or vomiting
-Fainting

Seek medical assistance immediately if you experience any of the symptoms above.

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