Heat and humidity tomorrow could spawn localized flooding

EARLY ALERT: A hot and humid air mass, starting late this afternoon when temperatures will be in the 90-degree range, is expected to continue into Thursday, when thunderstorms, gusty winds and possible heavy downpours could lead to localized flooding potential, according to the US National Weather Service Buffalo NY. Showers are expected Friday.

At the same time, with daytime temperatures approaching, and tomorrow expected to exceed 90 degrees, drivers with children and pets in the car should continue to exercise extra caution.

To date, 13 child deaths have been recorded from children being left in cars.

Ready.gov advises to:

🧸 Put a toy up front as a reminder.

👛 Put something you need in the back seat.

🔑 Look before you lock!

Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM and continue to monitor for updates.

Further information is available at www.weather.gov/buf for the NWS Buffalo forecast region, www.weather.gov/bgm for Steuben and counties to the east, and www.weather.gov/ctp for adjoining Pennsylvania counties.

Local weather forecasts for specific areas are accessible through the Search feature in the upper left corner of most NWS pages, with Hourly Weather Forecasts, which project event timing throughout the day, found on the lower right side of local pages.

Progression of storms can be tracked interactively via a zoomable NWS Doppler radar site at https://bit.ly/3xyTULH.

Previews of weather components over the next seven days, such as the modified version shown in the map accompanying this story are available at https://bit.ly/3CUmLMq, with Steuben County east at https://bit.ly/312qR7E, and Pennsylvania counties to the south at https://bit.ly/3rcTH0o.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center (SPC) website is at https://bit.ly/3llhYgb, with the overall Weather Prediction Center, which provided today’s map, at https://bit.ly/3gNeAsQ, which includes information on types of potential weather dangers.

Projections from the NWS Climate Prediction Center are available at https://bit.ly/3ypJ9Ma.

Information from the NWS on severe thunderstorm safety is available at https://bit.ly/3NoPzlI, along with additional guidance from Ready.gov at https://bit.ly/3uaSiHp.

Information on flood safety for individuals, families and businesses is available from Ready.gov at https://bit.ly/2XmBz7e and the National Weather Service at https://bit.ly/3LDqV0D.
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