Heat Alert Issued For Monday
The calendar may not say summer just yet, but this week it is sure going to feel like the dog days. Today (Monday June 18th), there is a heat advisory issued for most of New York state including the Capital Region. The high temperature for Monday will reach 93 degrees, but according to the National Weather Service, with the humidity it will feel like 100. The heat advisory is from 10am Monday through 8pm. The height of the alert is during the midday and early afternoon hours.
If you work outside, you are urged to drink plenty of water, wear loose fitting clothes, and take rest breaks in the shade or air conditioned rooms or vehicles.
The following counties are included in the Heat Advisory: Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Ulster, Montgomery, Saratoga, Washington, Southeast Warren, Fulton, Herkimer, Saratoga, Washington, Columbia, Dutchess, Rensselaer and Schenectady.
Rain is expected Monday night that will cool off the atmosphere and lift the advisory.