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A boys cools off in the Washington Square Park Fountain in  New York City July 22, 2011 as people try different ways to beat the heat which is expected to reach 110F degrees (43C). US weather experts Friday issued heat alerts for more than half of the 50 states as a blanket of hot air and humidity smothered the country, from Texas in the south to Maine in the northeast.    AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Despite Bitter Winter In New York, 2014 Was The Warmest Year On Record

It’s official, 2014 will go down in the climate books as the hottest year on record, so far.

01/16/2015

Hendrickson taking weather observations at his farm in Bridgehampton, N.Y. (Photo: NOAA/ 2008)

NOAA To Honor World’s Oldest Weatherman, Richard G. Hendrickson, 101

He’s certainly seen his fair share of sunny and stormy days.

07/23/2014

Storm damage in Berkeley Heights, NJ on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Residents Cleaning Up After Tornado Hits NJ, Other Strong Storms Slam Tri-State

The tornado touched down at 9:17 a.m. in Berkeley Heights in Union County. Forecasters say the twister was on the ground for about 10 minutes and cut a path of about 50 yards wide and 4.8 miles long through New Providence and Summit.

07/02/2013

JFK Airport

Blizzard Doesn’t Make It To Top 5 For NYC

National Weather Service meteorologist Adrienne Leptich said this year’s blizzard was the sixth-worst storm since the agency began keeping records in 1869.

12/28/2010