Get ready for a Saturday scorcher as temperatures could top 100 in Central Park.
The heat could feel as strong as 106 degrees in the sun and heat advisories and warnings have been posted for the tri-state.
The all-time record high for Central Park is 106 degrees. It might not get that high in the park, but it is expected near if not top 100 degrees. Temperatures in New Jersey are expected to surpass the 100-degree mark.
The power grid will take a heavy hit tomorrow and beaches will be likely packed as sea breezes will provide some measure of relief. People should drink plenty of water, avoid strenuous activity and limit their time outside between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Strong to severe thunderstorms forecast for Saturday evening will bring relief to the heat, ending the heat wave for a few days.
Sunday’s high is forecast to be 88 degrees. Temperatures in the 80s are forecast from Monday to Thursday.
(Source: NBC New York)