HEAT ALERT

Steamy stretch of weather arrives on Long Island; temps will feel like between 90 to 95

HEAT ALERT: No relief from heat this week, pop-up storms for Thursday

News 12 Storm Watch Team meteorologist Sam Augeri says the heat will be sticking around Thursday with some storms possible.

News 12 Staff

Jul 20, 2022, 9:36 AM

Updated 699 days ago

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WHAT'S NEW: Islip Airport hit 95 degrees Wednesday. It's the hottest day of the year so far. More 90s are in the forecast through Sunday. If we hit 90 again Thursday it will officially become a heat wave.
PREVIOUS HEAT WAVE STATS:
Last heat wave we've had on Long Island: 4 days 8/24/21
Last 5 day heat wave: 8/11/2016
Last 6 day heat wave: 7/8/1993
Last 7 day heat wave: 7/14/2013
WHAT'S NEXT: Tracking the chance for a few pop up showers and storms tomorrow afternoon. No relief from the heat until next week.
News 12 Storm Watch Team meteorologist Sam Augeri says the heat will be sticking around Thursday with some storms possible.
OVERNIGHT: Mostly clear, warm, and muggy. Lows near 74. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
THURSDAY: Mostly sunny, hot, and humid. Chance for midday pop up showers and storms. Highs near 91. Lows near 74. South wind 10 to 15 mph.
FRIDAY: Mostly sunny, hot, and humid. Highs near 91. Lows near 74.
SATURDAY: Mostly sunny, hot, and humid. Highs near 90. Lows near 73.
SUNDAY: Hot and humid with a mix of sun and clouds. Slight chance for showers and storms Sunday night into Monday. Highs near 90. Lows near 73.


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