Power was out along Norfolk Street between Delancey and Rivington streets during a heat wave on Tuesday, July 28. (Credit: CBS2)

Power Grid Faces Test As Heat, Humidity Rise; Outage Brings Misery, Danger

Power outages have become a major concern this week, as Tuesday marks the first in a series of hot days.


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.


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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?


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.


Forecast for Thursday afternoon (credit: CBS 2)

Hazy, Hot, Humid Temperatures Blanket Parts Of The Tri-State Area

A combination of high heat and humidity is making the end of May feel more like the middle of summer.


People play in the Washington Square Park

Humidity & Health: Protect Yourself From Heat Distress

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.


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Seen At 11: How To Deal With Heat And Humidity

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.


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

New Yorkers Losing Their Patience With The Overwhelming Heat And Humidity

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.