National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory For NYC
Temperatures are expected to sizzle in New York City for the next three days.
A heat advisory is in effect from 1 p.m. Monday until 9 p.m. Tuesday as temperatures are expected to soar into the 90s.
Forecasters are calling for heat index values to be in the mid to upper 90s on Monday. On Tuesday, high temperatures mixed with high humidity will make it feel like 100 degrees.
Heat advisories are also in effect for parts of New Jersey.
There’s a chance of showers and thunderstorms on Wednesday. High humidity will again make it feel like 100.
Relief is expected to come on Thursday. Temperatures are forecast to be in the 80s. Pleasant weather is to continue through Sunday.
To stay cool, remember to eat fresh fruits and vegetables to keep your internal temperature down, drink plenty of cool water and limit any strenuous activity.
To find the cooling center closest to you, call 311 or visit OEM’s Cooling Center Locator.
For information on cooling centers in other locations throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, residents should contact their state or local offices of emergency management.