heat advisory

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. [...]

Heat wave continues to bake city, relief may be on the way
Heat wave continues to bake city, relief may be on the way
News Billy Rennison 6/22/2012 at 10:36AM

New Yorkers have one more day of suffocating heat before temperatures return to near normal. After two day of heat approaching 100 degrees, today’s temperature is forecasted to stay in the mid-90s. Thunderstorms are forecasted to begin late this afternoon.  This weekend temperatures are expected to fall back into the 80s. The National Weather Service [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/22/2012 at 7:15AM

Heat Brings Outages, Voltage Reductions To Some; Fun To Others The second day of near-triple-digit temperatures brought power outages and voltage reductions to thousands across the city. As of 10 p.m. Thursday evening, Con Edison is reporting more than 2,500 outages across the five boroughs. 1,019 of those outages are in Brooklyn, while 906 are [...]

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 [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/21/2012 at 7:47AM

Heat Advisory To Remain In Effect For Thursday As a heat advisory remains in effect for Thursday, Con Edison is urging customers to conserve energy. The utility reduced voltage in dozens of neighborhoods in Queens and Brooklyn as a precaution to protect equipment and maintain service while crews fix electrical problems. Read more: [NY1] Campaign [...]

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 [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/20/2012 at 10:47AM

Heat Advisory In Effect For City Today New Yorkers will be trying hard to stay cool during the next few days as a brief heat wave makes its way into the five boroughs and beyond. A heat advisory takes effect today at noon. City beaches are open, but visitors should remember to only swim when [...]