Heat Wave


City Scorched By Soaring Temps

Thursday, July 18, 2013

New Yorkers should continue to brace for sizzling temperatures as the week-long heat wave marches on — one of just seven heat waves this length ever to scorch the city.


The Takeaway

Jetstream Delivering Unusual Weather All Summer

Monday, July 16, 2012

Many places across the world are experiencing unusual weather, from never-ending rains in Britain to extreme flooding in Japan. Are all these weather oddities a coincidence, or could they all be related?

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Connecticut's Aging Rail Technology Is Causing New Haven Line Breakdowns, MTA Says

Tuesday, July 26, 2011


Outdated technology along Metro-North’s New Haven Line in Connecticut led to multiple train breakdowns – including one last Friday when a train that stalled between Westport and Greens Farms because overhead power lines sagged and tangled, leaving passengers without air conditioning in the heat wave for nearly an hour. All the while, trains on New York tracks ran smoothly.



How to Make the Most of the Hottest Summer Days in NYC

Thursday, July 21, 2011

With the temperature in New York City heating up to nearly 100 degrees Fahrenheit, it’s going to take a lot more than a bottle of ice water and a good air conditioning unit to keep you cool and composed. Here are our top ten suggestions for taking advantage of this week’s heat.



Chilling Out in a Cheese Cave

Saturday, July 17, 2010

When you’re sweating like an ogre on a 95 degree summer day, Michael Anderson is keeping cool while keeping an eye on about 20,000 pounds of cheese.

Anderson is the cheese cave manager and affineur—cheese refiner or ager—at Murray’s Cheese Shop on Bleecker Street, where the tons of cheese are kept in ...