This has been an especially tough growing year. The spring growing season was stunted due to cool temperatures and rain, and now a week long unrelenting burst of humid heat is taxing fields and farm stands across the East End.
For those who battle with frizz, experts said sometimes it’s not worth the fight with your hair.
If you have been enjoying the comparatively comfortable days the Tri-State Area has seen this weekend, don’t get too used to it.
As if New Yorkers weren’t weary enough from day after day of extreme heat, temperatures hit the 90s again Sunday with heat indices that had been expected to climb as high as 105.
If you’re reading this right now, chances are you’re indoors – and you might want to stay there if your air conditioner is working.
A manhole fire left part of Staten Island without power in the middle of a brutal heat wave overnight, and Con Edison has reduced voltage in many areas in as crews repair equipment.
If you thought Hurricane Sandy was bad the mayor’s office says conditions are ripe for far worse weather around here: like heat waves, droughts and coastal flooding.
Conditions remained dry well into the nighttime hours for many in the Tri-State Area Sunday, but as bedtime approached for some, the torrential downpours and thunderstorms began.
A combination of high heat and humidity is making the end of May feel more like the middle of summer.
The fourth heat wave of the season is bearing down on the Tri-State area with temperatures expected to hit the mid 90s by Tuesday afternoon.
With little relief in sight from the heat wave, the dangerously dry conditions gripping most of the United States may soon start having a noticeable impact on the price of food the public pays at the grocery store.
Consolidated Edison of New York has reinstated health insurance for 8,500 locked-out New York utility workers. Union spokesman John Melia said that the company “bowed to public pressure” in reinstating the health insurance.
Saturday tied for the hottest day of the year in 2012, maxing out at 95 degrees in midtown Manhattan. The figure fell short of the 100-degree record in the city, which was set only two years ago.
So how are you beating the heat? Hating it? Loving it? Send us your “Holy crow, is it hot!” pictures.
Forecasters are calling for Saturday to be very hot and humid with highs in New York City expected to near 100 degrees with heat indexes reaching 105 to 110 degrees.