Updated 06/09/2005 04:45 PM
CNY feeling the heat
Temperatures soared into the mid 90s Thursday and area water districts that are feeling that heat.
The hot weather is the cause for water conservation pleas in DeWitt and Camillus. If you live in either area you're asked to rotate lawn watering with your neighbors.
If you have an even address, officials are asking you only water your lawn and plants on even days. If you have an odd address, you're asked to only water on odd days.
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"This is unusual, we would expect something a little bit cooler, maybe by 10, 15,20 degrees, depending on where they are in the listening area. What we're getting is something rather warm and what we're hoping is for a return to normalcy and overtime we do and that's what keeps our averages," said Ted Endreny, SUNY ESF, Professor of Hydrology.
Experts say just because it's unusually hot now, it doesn't mean normally hot months like August will be any warmer than usual.