(WBNG) — Broome, Tioga, Chenango, northern Pa, Tompkins are all now upgraded to EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNINGS (EHW).
Otsego and Delaware are under a HEAT ADVISORY.
EHW’s are a rare event in our region.
According to NWS records, since 2006, when records started for EHW issuance, Broome and Tioga have only had it one time! July 20, 2011 an EHW was issued for heat expected on July 21.
For Chenango County, this is the first time since 2006 and Delaware and Otsego Counties have never had one issued since records began in 2006.
The American Heart Association released the following advice: