Syracuse, N.Y. - A Heat Advisory has been issued for Wayne, Ontario, Northern Cayuga, Oswego, Jefferson, and Lewis counties until 7 today.
A heat advisory means that excessive heat has the potential to cause heat illness' such as heat exhaustion or heat stroke.
As always during aheat advisory:
- Drink plenty of fluids.
- Stay out of the sun and in an air-conditioned room if possible.
- If outside, take frequent breaks and know the signs of heat stroke & exhaustion.
- Check on the elderly and those extra sensitive to heat.
You can see the warning signs of heat related illnesses at this CDC website .