NYC has seen some pretty intense (and dangerous) heat this week — rising to 97° with a real-feel of up to 105°.
Thankfully, things will be cooling down after today (at least for the little while!). Right now there is still a heat advisory in New York, bring another mostly sunny day today, with a high near 98° and heat index values as high as 104°.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight into tomorrow will bring some relief, with highs tomorrow near 85° and lows around 70°, according to the National Weather Service.
The organization also reported that yesterday was the hottest day of the year so far, with heat records breaking or being tied in multiple places.
More rain will come the rest of the week, bringing highs in the mid-70s this weekend.
To stay safe in the heat, NYC recommends heading to public pools (which just opened this weekend) and visiting NYC Cooling Centers, which you can see a list of here. The National Weather Service also has its own set of recommendations, including staying indoors as much as possible and drinking plenty of water.
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