Author: Kathy Whyte

The Southern Tier is finding little relief from the heat following a few downpours late in the afternoon and evening July 18. But what do relative humidity and dewpoint have to do with how muggy and uncomfortable it feels?Kathy Whyte/ WNBF NewsKathy Whyte/ WNBF NewsAs for the downpours, Emergency Services officials say there were no major problems with flooding in spite of the ground being so dry that a quick blast of water tends to run right off instead of sinking into the soil.  New York State Electric and Gas, likewise, reported no problems with only a very few and widely…

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