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Severe storms strike the Tri-State Area. (Credit: Alf Daland

Severe Weather Hits Tri-State Area; Tropical Storm Arthur Headed North

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.

07/02/2014

The heat is on! Kids climb on playground equipment in Scotch Plains, N.J. where parents want officials to come in and cool things down. (Credit CBS 2)

Parents Say Scotch Plains Playground Equipment Is Too Hot To Handle

Some like it hot! But apparently that doesn’t apply to parents who take their children to a New Jersey playground where direct sunlight may have created a dangerous situation.

08/21/2013

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

Sign at Gusavus Adolphus Lutheran Church during July 2013 heatwave.  (credit: Tony Aiello/CBS 2)

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.

07/19/2013

A man relaxes with half his shirt on in Times Square on July 16, 2013. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Heat Taking Its Toll On New Yorkers, Transit On Fifth Day Of Heat Wave

Temperatures surged to potentially dangerous levels Thursday with relief from the largest heat wave of the summer still days away.

07/18/2013

A girl plays in the fountain in Washington Square Park on July 15, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Sweltering Conditions Could Get Worse Before They Get Better

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.

07/16/2013

FILE - Children play in water sprayed from a fire hydrant in the Bronx. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Heat Advisories, Warnings In Effect As Temperatures Soar Into The 90s

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.

07/15/2013

Girl With Arm Raised

Doctors: New Laser Treatment May Help Cure Excessive Sweating

A new laser treatment, Precision-TX, has doctors hoping they have an alternative for when other products fail to protect from perspiration, CBS 2’s Katie McGee reported.

07/12/2013

A patched section of Route 25 in Lake Grove, N.Y. - July 9, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

DOT: High Heat Causes Long Island Roadway To Buckle

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.

07/09/2013

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

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

New Yorkers Swelter Through Another Day Of Hot, Humid Weather

New Yorkers continue to back in the heat on day two of a summer scorcher.

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

Boston Red Sox v New York Yankees

Thunderstorms Blow Through Tri-State Area, Bring Damaging Winds

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.

06/02/2013

People cool off as they relax in a fountain in Bryant Park on May 30, 2013 in New York. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area In The Grip Of More Hot And Humid Weather

The heat is expected to continue through Sunday. There’s a chance for strong to severe thunderstorms on Sunday night or Monday.

05/31/2013

A boy plays in a fountain in Battery Park. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Summer Scorcher Continues: City & Suburbs Will Be Feeling The Heat Again Tuesday

A heat advisory is in effect through 9 p.m. Tuesday as temperatures are expected to soar into the 90s.

07/16/2012

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