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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. [...]

Record high temperatures expected in Queens
Record high temperatures expected in Queens
News Billy Rennison 7/06/2012 at 1:17PM

Less than a month into summer, New York City is already in the midst of its third heat wave with triple digit temperatures still on the way. Temperatures are expected to hit 100 tomorrow — which would match the record high — with the heat index closer to 110. Average temperatures for this time of [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Keep your pets safe in the extreme heat
Keep your pets safe in the extreme heat
News Billy Rennison 6/20/2012 at 12:21PM

The 100 degree heat does not affect only humans, but pets as well. Pet owners should take steps to ensure their pets remain cool and safe. “It is imperative that pet owners take precautions and special care of their pets in the next few days,” said Dr. Steven Fox, president and CEO of Central Veterinary [...]

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 [...]

City to approach record high temperature today
City to approach record high temperature today
News Billy Rennison 4/16/2012 at 10:45AM

In a year that has already set a number of all-time high temperatures, the city is again bracing for record heat today, as temperatures will approach 90 degrees. Today’s forecasted high of 88, is more than 25 degrees higher than the average high time of year; last year’s high temperature was 55. The highest temperature [...]