Heat index forecast now exceeding 100 degrees on Tuesday and Wednesday in Central Allegany County

The maximum heat index forecast for at least parts of Allegany County has moved above 100 degrees this morning for both Tuesday and Wednesday as the first major heat wave moves into the region, starting Monday.

The National Weather Service (NWS) seven-day projections for Central Allegany County, shown in the graph accompanying this story, shows that maximum daily temperatures will exceed 90, starting Monday afternoon and not coming back down to even that level until Friday.

Nighttime temperatures also are forecast to be in the 70-degree range for much of the week, providing little relief.

Be aware of Heat Advisories which may be issued during this period.

Chart updates, which also include graphs of various weather components for a week as it progresses, may be obtained through the Impact-Based Decision Support Services (IDSS) website which can be found through our exclusive Allegany Hope Weather Resources page in the left column of this page or at https://tinyurl.com/AH-Weather-Resources.

A chart can be obtained for any community in the United States or its territories by using the search feature at the top of the page.

Be Aware. Be Prepared. Stay Safe.TM, plan on being indoors during high temperature periods, make plans for checking on the elderly and disabled, monitor children, pets, and those working outdoors, and check weather updates.

Heat Safety Tips and Resources are available at https://tinyurl.com/NWS-Heat-Tips.

Bookmarking appropriate NWS pages can help obtain the most timely information on forecast changes.

Allegany Hope is a Weather-Ready Nation AmbassadorTM and, due to Allegany County’s location being in or bordering three NWS forecast offices, Allegany Hope Weather Resources provides forecast and other information from the NWS at Buffalo for Allegany County north and west, Binghamton for Steuben County east, and State College, Pa., for Potter and McKean counties in Pennsylvania, along with regional and national data.

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