A heat advisory will be in effect for the Binghamton region for at least three days.

The National Weather Service said issued the advisory that is scheduled to be in effect from noon Saturday to 10 p.m. Monday.

Heat index values of 95 degrees are expected on Saturday afternoon. They will increase to around 100 on Sunday and Monday afternoons.

Forecasters are warning people to take precautions during the prolonged heat wave. The hot and humid weather is expected to continue through the next week.

High temperatures in the 90s are predicted for the next several days.

During the heat wave, people are advised to drink plenty of fluids and stay out of the sun.

Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool, shaded location.

Health experts say emergency assistance should be sought for anyone exhibiting symptoms of heat stroke.

Contact WNBF News reporter Bob Joseph: bob@wnbf.com

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