AccuWeather’s forecaster explains what to expect this week

STATEN ISLAND, NY — Stifling temperatures will continue to loom over New York City in the coming days, a meteorologist told Advance/, extending a late-summer heatwave.

The National Weather Service expects Staten Island to see a high in the low 90s on Tuesday afternoon before reaching highs near the mid 90s on Wednesday and Thursday. Temperatures reached 90 degrees in the town on Monday, according to weather station Advance/

High temperatures will remain an issue for New York City through the end of the work week, said Dave Dombek, a senior meteorologist for AccuWeather. Even when temperatures drop a bit on Friday, he said, “it’s still going to be very humid and sticky”.

“The humidity is pretty much here to stay, at least until Saturday,” Dombek said.

With persistent humidity expected to make the oppressive heat even hotter this week, Dombek said temperatures could look closer to the high 90s.

“Some areas will be closer to 100 degrees,” Dombek said.

A heat warning, issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to result in feelings between 95° and 99° for two or more consecutive days, or 100° to 104° for any period of time, in effect through at least Wednesday. Advance/ reported. This advisory may be extended later to Thursday.

New York City opened cooling centers on Tuesday and Wednesday to help residents ease the effects of the heat. Mayor Eric Adams wrote on X, formerly known as Twitter.

“Please remember to take care of yourself when you’re outside, and don’t forget to hydrate,” Adams said.

When temperatures rise, vulnerable individuals, including the very young, the elderly, and people with underlying conditions, should limit exposure to the outdoors. People who are overcome with heat should move immediately to a cooler and shady place.

Dombek said temperatures did not reach the 90-degree threshold needed to start a heatwave at National Weather Service’s Central Park weather station earlier this week, meaning Tuesday would mark the first day of an expected three-day heat wave in Manhattan. .

However, the agency’s Newark Liberty International Airport site — the official closest location to Staten Island — recorded highs of 92 degrees and 93 degrees on Sunday and Monday, respectively, according to National Weather Service data, indicating that Tuesday will mark the day. The third is bad weather. The ongoing heat wave.

Advance/’s weather station, located on its rooftop in Bloomfield, recorded a high of 89 degrees on Sunday and 92 degrees on Monday.

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