New York City was officially in a heat wave Monday as temperatures soared into the 90s for the third straight day in a row.
It’s the second day of hazy, hot and humid conditions across much of the Tri-State area.
Severe weather brought lightning and drenching rains to the Tri-State area early Wednesday evening, while Tropical Storm Arthur threatened parts of the East Coast.
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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.
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Temperatures surged to potentially dangerous levels Thursday with relief from the largest heat wave of the summer still days away.
A heat advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. Wednesday for New York City and until 8 p.m. Tuesday for Westchester and Rockland counties and parts of Connecticut. An excessive heat warning is in effect for parts of New Jersey.
It’s another week of hot weather across the Tri-State Area as temperatures are expected to be in the 90s through the weekend. A heat advisory is in effect for New York City until midnight Tuesday.
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State Department of Transportation crews spent most of Monday repairing a stretch of buckled roadway on busy Route 25 at the intersection with Route 347 in Lake Grove.
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.
New Yorkers continue to back in the heat on day two of a summer scorcher.
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.
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.