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Not Your Average Summer, But New Yorkers Aren’t ComplainingIn a summer of people dumping buckets of ice water over their head, New York City has endured just four days of 90-degree weather.
Tennis In A Sauna? 'Dangerous' Heat Wave Leads To Scares At Aussie OpenOne player fainted mid-match as temperatures topped 42C (108F) at the Australian Open on Tuesday. Others said it felt like they were playing tennis in a sauna, or on a frying pan that sizzled their soles.
Heat Wave Blamed For Brooklyn Man's DeathThe medical examiner's office says hyperthermia caused the 78-year-old man's death on Friday. The National Weather Service says the air temperature reached 96 degrees in the city that day.
Schumer Calls For Hot Weather Upgrades To Mass Transit SystemsIn a press release, New York's senior senator said last week's heat wave highlighted the need to strengthen the equipment and make the transit systems more resilient.
Rain Brings Relief, Brutal Heat Wave Fades As Storms Roll InSaturday marks the seventh day of temperatures above 90 degrees in New York City. As residents crank up the air conditioning, an unprecedented strain is being put on power companies.
Scorching Temperatures Don't Slow Kids Playing In Jones Beach Soccer TournamentDespite the blistering heat, over 100 children gathered for a soccer tournament on Saturday. They didn't seem to mind the temperatures.
Dozens Of Firefighters Hospitalized After Battling Blazes In Excessive HeatAs the heat wave continues, firefighters in New Jersey and on Long Island have been treated for heat exhaustion.
Uber Brings On-Demand Ice Cream Trucks To NYCFriday's promotion allows people to use the Uber app to summon an ice cream truck hired by Uber to their location, provided they purchased a minimum number of treats.
Twitter Hashtag #ItsSoHot Brings Comic Relief To New Yorkers Suffering Through Heat Wave On Wednesday, the hashtag #ItsSoHot was introduced on Twitter, which has prompted thousands of funny and creative tweets from folks sweating it out.
Heat Taking Its Toll On New Yorkers, Transit On Fifth Day Of Heat WaveTemperatures surged to potentially dangerous levels Thursday with relief from the largest heat wave of the summer still days away.
Doctors Warn Tri-State Area Residents About Falling Victim To 'Heat Rage'The temperature isn't the only thing getting hot these days. If you've been outside, you may have noticed tempers are flaring.
Tri-State Area Residents Flock In Droves To Area Beaches For ReliefAs far as pregnant Dina Moran was concerned, sitting on beach chairs in the water on the Jersey Shore was the only way to live Thursday.
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