Gallery: Scorching Heat Wave Hits NYC, New Yorkers Warned to Stay Cool

New Yorkers are being warned to stay cool today as a scorching heat wave hits the city. According to weather prediction site AccuWeather, temperatures in The Big Apple are expected to hit 100 degrees over the next few days, raising concerns about the effects of global warming and whether the city’s infrastructure can meet the air conditioning demands of its population. New York has already experienced global warming effects at twice the global average, and this week’s oppressive temperatures are another eye-opener of the extreme weather patterns that have been affecting our area.

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