If you have been enjoying the comparatively comfortable days the Tri-State Area has seen this weekend, don’t get too used to it.
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?
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.
A combination of high heat and humidity is making the end of May feel more like the middle of summer.
While a rise in heat and humidity can be uncomfortable, it can also be dangerous. The sticky, muggy air can sap your strength and make you feel sluggish and bloated. Medical experts told TV 10-55’s Katie McGee that humidity can lead to dehydration and serious medical emergencies.
August may only be half over but it is on pace to be the most humid month that the Tri-State Area has experienced in a decade.
Tempers are rising along with the temperatures all over as the Tri-State Area’s latest bout with Mother Nature has left many high and dry.