NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Big Apple will be baking once again Tuesday.
The hot and sticky temperatures will continue in New York City and surrounding areas over the next few days.
WCBS 880’s John Metaxas Reports
A heat advisory is in effect until 9 p.m. Tuesday as temperatures are expected to hit a high of 95 degrees. High temperatures mixed with high humidity will make it feel like 100 degrees.
New York City hit a high of 91 degrees on Monday and it was 94 at one point in Newark, 93 at John F. Kennedy Airport and White Plains reached a high of 90 degrees.
Monday was the 12th 90-degree day that we have experienced this summer, CBS 2’s Lonnie Quinn reported. Typically, there are only about fifteen 90-degree days over the entire summer.
Heat advisories are also in effect for parts of New Jersey.
There’s a chance of showers and thunderstorms on Wednesday. High humidity will again make it feel like 100.
Relief is expected to come on Thursday. Temperatures are forecast to be in the 80s. Pleasant weather is to continue through Sunday.
To stay cool, remember to eat fresh fruits and vegetables to keep your internal temperature down, drink plenty of cool water and limit any strenuous activity.
To find the cooling center closest to you, call 311 or visit OEM’s Cooling Center Locator.
For information on cooling centers in other locations throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, residents should contact their state or local offices of emergency management.
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