Heat advisory for Cortland County through Monday night

Courthouse Park in 2015 (photo by Tim Davis)

CORTLAND, N.Y. — Temperatures could reach up to 104 degrees over the next 48 hours in Cortland County.

The National Weather Service in Binghamton has issued a heat advisory in effect until 10 p.m. Monday.

A prolonged heat wave will bring hot and humid weather through most of next week, with little overnight relief as temperatures dip into the 70s briefly in the early morning hours.

The advisory is also in effect for the cities of Ithaca, Norwich, Elmira, Owego, and Binghamton.

Heat index values are estimated to range between 98 to 104 degrees Sunday afternoon and Monday afternoon. Higher heat index values are possible in valley locations.

If you’re planning on spending time outdoors, be sure to drink plenty of fluids and stay out of the sun.

Hot and humid weather will continue through Thursday, with some relief coming by Friday.