By Matt DeLucia, CBS2 Meteorologist/Weather Producer
The heat is on this weekend! After a stormy finish yesterday, it’ll be a sunny and hot weekend. Expect temps to reach the low 90s for most this afternoon.READ MORE: Primary Election Day Guide For Voters In New York
If you’re looking for relief, head to the beaches!
The Jersey Shore will top out in the 80s today, while some of the beaches along the south shore of Long Island may stay in the 70s thanks to the still relatively cold ocean water.
Both the UV index and rip current risk are high today, so you’ll want to keep that in mind to stay safe. Wherever you’re headed… beaches, mountains, city… take the shades!READ MORE: NYC Mayoral Candidates Make Last-Minute Push For Votes Ahead Of Primary Day
Sunday will be a near repeat, if not a couple degrees hotter. If we squeeze out a third on Monday, it’ll make it our first heat wave of the season.
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Have a great weekend and stay cool!