After being spared a lot of this summer season’s distress, New York Metropolis and different components of the Northeast are going through a number of scorching days beginning on Tuesday, with anticipated highs within the mid-90s for a lot of the area via Sunday.
Wednesday and Thursday will probably really feel like the most well liked days of the week in New York, with humidity and temperatures combining for a warmth index of round 100 levels, stated Melissa Di Spigna, a meteorologist with the Nationwide Climate Service.
Boston, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., are all forecast to see comparable temperatures this week.
Earlier than the warmth arrives, a string of thunderstorms might roll via. The Climate Service issued a hazardous climate outlook on Monday for New York, New Jersey and southern Connecticut, warning of a small danger of an remoted twister, in addition to damaging winds and showers beginning within the late afternoon and thru the night.
Heavy downpours might additionally result in native flooding, the Climate Service advisory stated. A excessive rip present danger — that means harmful wind or wave situations — has additionally been issued for components of New York Metropolis via Tuesday night.
Arrival and departure flights at Kennedy Worldwide Airport, La Guardia Airport and Newark Liberty Worldwide Airport skilled delays and grounded planes on Monday afternoon due to thunderstorms. Common delay instances ranged from half-hour to over 100 minutes.
Supply: NY Times