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Fourth heat wave bakes city
Fourth heat wave bakes city
News Billy Rennison 7/17/2012 at 10:10AM

New Yorkers will have to deal with two more days of temperatures approaching 100 degrees before getting a break from the sweltering weather. Stifling heat will blanket the area over the next two days as temperatures are expected to hover in the mid-90s today. High humidity will make the climate feel closer to 100 degrees. [...]

More records highs expected today
More records highs expected today
News Billy Rennison 6/21/2012 at 9:51AM

Another day, another scorcher. After record high temperatures baked the city yesterday, residents should be ready for even more heat. Temperatures will again approach 100 degrees, and feel closer to 110. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a heat advisory. Those who will be outdoors should take extra precautions.  Wear light, loose fitting clothing, sunblock [...]

First day of summer brings record heat
First day of summer brings record heat
News Billy Rennison 6/20/2012 at 10:50AM

Summer did not waste any time getting started. Temperatures are forecasted to approach 100 degrees, and feel even hotter, on the first day of summer. It has been 80 years since New York City approached these temperatures on June 20. Because of the combination of the heat and humidity, the National Weather Service has issued a excessive heat [...]