Heat advisory, severe thunderstorm watch issued for NYC Wednesday

Andrew Weber
August 21, 2019 - 6:09 pm
Weather Wednesday Aug. 21



NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The New York City area is facing a heat advisory Wednesday and a severe thunderstorm watch in effect until 9. p.m. that could produce damaging winds, downpours, hail and even a tornado during the afternoon and evening.

The day will be very warm and humid with an occasional shower and a high temperature of 88 that could feel like almost 100, based on Accuweather’s Realfeel.

A heat advisory is in place for the city and suburbs until 8 p.m. Thursday.

Occasional showers or thunderstorms could erupt during the day through the evening, with the possibility for strong winds and hail.

Wednesday overnight will be very warm and muggy with a low of 73.

Thursday will be hot and humid again, with a high of 90, but Realfeels nearing 100, and a thunderstorm around for the afternoon.

Thursday night could feature a thunderstorm but will be less oppressive with a low of 69.

Friday and Saturday are expected to be cooler with highs in the upper 70s.

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