Feeling the heat: Heat advisory in effect for NYC until 7 p.m.

September 06, 2018 - 7:05 am

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A heat advisory for New York City is in effect until  7 p.m., Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.

For Thursday, expect a high of 91 degrees and a low of 71 degrees. AccuWeather RealFeel Temperatures will feel over 100 at times this afternoon.

Four students at the Bergen Arts and Science charter school got sick from the heat Wednesday and were taken to a hospital as a precaution.

A number of New Jersey districts have early dismissal Thursday on account of the heat.

NJ Early Dismissals: Fort Lee Public Schools, Hackensack Public Schools, Hasbrouck Heights Public Schools, Lodi Public Schools, Midland Park Public Schools, Norwood Public Schools, Teaneck Public Schools, Tenafly Public Schools, Ramsey School District, Waldwick School District, Westwood Regional School District, Belleville Public Schools, Bloomfield School District, Verona Public Schools, Montclair School District, Jersey City Public Schools, Hanover Park High School, Madison Public Schools, Montville Township Public Schools, Morris School District, Netcong Elementary School, Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Schools, Clifton Public Schools, Hawthorne Public Schools, Paterson Public Schools, Wayne Township Schools, Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District, Union Township Public Schools

A large high pressure system, known as the Bermuda High, will hold firm over the northeast, AccuWeather reported. 

Cooler air will reach much of the region on Friday. Temperatures in most areas will be slashed by 10 to 15 degrees. However, humidity levels are likely to remain elevated through the weekend.