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A dog lies on the sidewalk by a shop on Madison Avenue. (credit: Stan Honda/Getty Images)

Rain Brings Relief, Brutal Heat Wave Fades As Storms Roll In

Saturday 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.

07/20/2013

People take in the sun at Washington Square Park on July 16, 2013 as a heatwave descended on the city. (credit: MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Heat Continues To Put Pressure On Power Grid; Outages Remain In Bronx, N.J.

The high hit 96 in Central Park on Friday, but that’s nothing compared to what was measured in Lakehurst, N.J. — 108, with a heat index of 122.

07/19/2013

Alex Denis at Minus 5 Ice Bar

7 Super Cool Air-Conditioned Hideouts In The NYC Area

You may feel comfortable in your air conditioned house — but you’re not entertained (and you’re also running up that utility bill). When you can’t bear the heat any longer, you can plan to hit up one of these air-conditioned haunts.

CBS New York–07/18/2013

Several libraries in Brooklyn were shut down on due to broken air conditioners on Wednesday. (Credit CBS 2)

Brooklyn Libraries Can’t Beat The Heat, Shut Down Over AC Problems

To help beat the heat many New Yorkers are rushing to local libraries, but the severe heat has actually shut down several libraries in Brooklyn.

07/17/2013

Sun beats down on crops on Long Island (credit: CBS 2)

Heat Wave Could Damage Crops, Impact Prices For Local Produce

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.

07/16/2013

A man takes a drink of water in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Local Workers Do What They Can To Keep Cool

The extreme heat has settled over the Tri-State area, with temperatures expected to soar into the 90s through at least Friday.

07/15/2013

July 5 Heat, Sun

Get Ready: 90+ Degree Days, Triple-Digit Heat Indices Return This Week

If you have been enjoying the comparatively comfortable days the Tri-State Area has seen this weekend, don’t get too used to it.

07/14/2013

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New Yorkers Have Had It With The Humidity

The hazy, hot and sticky weather has seemed unbearable for many people in the Tri-State Area – but is this really worse than the extreme temperatures and dry heat people experience elsewhere in the country?

07/10/2013

FILE -- Children play in a fountain in Battery Park in New York City.  (Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

More Than 400 Cooling Centers Open Monday Across New York City

Forecasters say it will be very warm and humid Monday with a high around 89 degrees. There is also a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2 p.m.

07/08/2013

NEW YORK - AUGUST 02:  A boy cools himself off in the water jets in Battery Park  August 2, 2006 in New York City.  Near-record high temperatures have hit the eastern United States this week.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Some New Yorkers Try To Beat The Heat, Others Step Outside To Soak Up The Sun

The worst of the heat may be over, but for some New Yorkers it may have already been too much. When the Big Apple turns into the ‘baked Apple’, some like it hot and others do not.

07/07/2013

Pedestrians pass an AMC movie theater in Times Square in New York City

Summer Heat Sends Crowds Flocking To Air Conditioned Movie Theaters

Movie theaters may be the only place that you could find people carrying sweatshirts and jackets on Saturday, but for some viewers the ending credits came too soon.

07/06/2013

July 5 Heat, Sun

Blazing Heat, Humidity Make For Misery Across Tri-State Area

The outside world felt like a trip to the steam room Friday – and the trend was expected to continue through the weekend with temperatures forecast in the 90s each and every day.

07/05/2013

Dog During Heat Wave

Some Advice On Keeping Your Pets Cool In The Heat

People take precautions to stay safe in the heat, but are reminded not to forget about their furry friends.

06/25/2013

A man lays down next to the fountains at Columbus Circle to try and beat the heat.  (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Sweltering Temperatures Set To Persist In Tri-State Area

A heat advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Tuesday for New York City. Temperatures are expected to hit or exceed 95 degrees on Monday and Tuesday.

06/24/2013

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LeBron Leads Heat To Game 6 OT Win

LeBron James led a title-saving charge, and now his crown will be on the line one more time in Game 7.

06/19/2013

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