The heat wave continued across the Tri-State Area on Tisha B’Av and forecasters say it will continue for at least the rest of the work week.
In fact, the sweltering conditions will get worse before they get better. The high temperature in Manhattan on Tuesday peaked at 94 degrees.
The forecast is for a high temperature of 96 in Manhattan for Thursday, and 90-plus degree temperatures could continue into Shabbos.
A heat advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. today for New York City. An excessive heat warning is in effect for parts of New Jersey.
Forecasters say high temperatures in the mid to upper 90s will combine with the humidity to make it feel like 105 degrees. The hottest part of the day will occur between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. through Friday.
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