Heat Advisory Issued Before Thunderstorms Sweep Area Sunday Night

first_imgMGN ImageJAMESTOWN – Sweltering heat will blanket our area this weekend, before thunderstorms roll though Sunday night.The National Weather Service in Buffalo issued a heat advisory from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday for Chautauqua County.Sunday will be mainly sunny and hot with heat index values expected to reach the upper 90s in the afternoon.Additionally, dewpoints should be into the upper-60’s to near 70 making the air fell unpleasant and sticky. A cold front will move by Sunday night bringing rain showers and the potential for strong to severe thunderstorms.The NOAA Storm Prediction Center has most of the region under a slight risk for severe weather.Potentially damaging winds, hail, and heavy rain will be the main issue with these storms.Behind the front Monday will be a tad bit cooler with highs in the lower-80’s with less humidity. Otherwise a shower is possible in the morning with partly cloudy skies.The rest of the week will be warm with highs in the low to mid-80’s with moderate humidity levels.WNYNewsNow is a proud Ambassador for the NOAA Weather-Ready Nation program.Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img

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