Heat warnings remain in effect in the Northeast and New England as sweltering heat and humidity refuse to ease their grip on the region.
Millions of Americans from the Jersey Shore to Bangor, Maine, are at risk of heat-related illness as temperatures soar into the 90s.
Temperatures on Sunday will be in the 90s across the region.
Washington, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and New York City are all expected to have around 91 degrees in the afternoon.
Northern areas like Boston are getting hotter. The city is expected to hit a high temperature of around 94 degrees on Sunday afternoon.
Northern New England will also feel the heat on Sunday.
Bangor, Maine has a high temperature of about 91 degrees.
As the workweek begins, temperatures remain in the 90s in southern New England and the Northeast.
In northern New England, however, temperatures are beginning to cool.
Portland, Maine will only see a high temperature of around 77 degrees, while Boston will see a high temperature of 93 degrees on Monday.
Through Tuesday, most of the extreme heat will be confined to areas from Boston south through New York City to Washington.
Boston will drop a few degrees to see a high temperature of around 91 degrees, but New York City will jump to around 96 degrees.
Washington will see a high temperature near 94 degrees.
The heat warnings apply from Philadelphia and Jersey Shore to New York City.
The Hudson Valley is also included in these heat cues.
Most of New England will also be under a heat advisory through Sunday night.
Aside from being uncomfortable, the hot weather could be dangerous, especially for those who don’t have a properly working air conditioner.
That Reports from the Centers for Disease Control that there are more than 700 heat-related deaths annually in the United States and extreme heat is the leading cause of weather-related deaths.
To stay cool and safe, experts suggest:
- Drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration
- Avoid products containing sugar and caffeine
- Never leave children, pets or people with disabilities unattended
- If possible, stay in the shade or in an air-conditioned room
- If you must go outdoors, wear light-colored, loose-fitting clothing
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