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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 5:14 PM EDT Jul. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
southeastern Wayne County in western New York...
northeastern Ontario County in western New York...

* until 615 PM EDT..

* at 513 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Newark, or 10
miles northwest of Geneva, moving east at 25 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... minor damage to vehicles is possible. Expect wind damage
           to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Newark, Lyons, Clifton Springs, CLyde, Phelps, rose, Savannah and


This includes Interstate 90 near Exit 42.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground
lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of nature's leading killers. Remember, if you can
hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Lat... Lon 4292 7716 4311 7716 4324 7672 4307 7671
      4306 7672 4303 7671 4301 7696 4294 7696
time... Mot... loc 2113z 248deg 21kt 4300 7708

Hail... 1.00in
wind... 60mph


Heat Advisory
Issued: 12:15 PM EDT Jul. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening...

* locations... Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, northern Cayuga,
Oswego, Livingston, and Ontario counties.

* Timing... through early this evening.

* Heat index values... in the mid to upper 90s.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air-conditioned
room... stay out of the sun... and check in on relatives and

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work... the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency - call 9 1 1.