AccuWeather forecast for Monday June 18, 2018.

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Humidity To Ease Up A Bit Day After Heat Advisories Issued

June 19, 2018 - 7:35 am
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It's still going to be hot today but far less humid.

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Tuesday's temps are expected to hit a high of 89, with sunny skies.  It's muggy in the morning but by afternoon, the humidity is going to be way down, said AccuWeather's Dean DeVore.

Temps will drop into the 60s Tuesday evening.

Heat advisories were issued Monday as temps soared into the mid-90s. It was so hot Monday that schools around the Tri-State closed early.

In New Jersey, Hackensack, Jersey City, and John P Holland Charter schools closed early. Schools in Danbury, Connecticut closed early as well. New York City schools did not.

New Jersey is one of the fastest warming states in the country according to analysis by the Associated Press. Contributing to that are the state's cities like Jersey City.

"I believe it, I mean the city's pretty big so we produce a lot of pollution," he said.

Nannies in Hamilton Park were trying to keep kids cool -- the splash pad was becoming a very popular place.

"We're just gonna stay inside and we're also gonna probably go to the splash pad a little later on," one woman said.