32-Hour Heat Advisory Issued as 3-Day Heat Wave Starts

By Alan Neuhauser on July 16, 2012 9:21am 

NEW YORK — A 32-hour heat advisory goes into effect today as the city starts a sweltering three day  heat wave.

With temperatures expected to peak at 95 degrees Tuesday, the National Weather Service issued  advisory starts at 1 p.m. Monday and will continue through 9 p.m. Tuesday.

The NWS warned that the mercury was not expected to dip below 75 degrees until Wednesday, when a strong afternoon thunderstorm was forecast to break the heat.

To find an air-conditioned public cooling center near you, visit the New York City Office of Emergency Management website.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement