Weather in new York city| Record-breaking heat wave, the evening storm and the dirty air

No sooner had the inhabitants of the Big Apple to get the final onset of spring, as the city was raided by the summer. Stable warming in late April — early may turned into a real heat.

Thursday, may 3, around new York recorded a record high temperature. According to the National weather service, Central Park was 33.33°C, and LaGuardia Airport is 33.89°C. These figures broke the previous record set in 2001.

Records set at Central Park (NYC), LaGuardia (LGA), and Newark (EWR). The following are the record highs (record high/previous record and year):
NYC: 92/90 (2001)
LGA: 93/90 (2001)
EWR: 94/91 (2001)

— NWS New York NY (@NWSNewYorkNY) May 3, 2018

According to forecasts from Accuweather, the heat does not recede until the weekend, despite the evening rain and possible storm. In PATCO the thermometer will rise to an average level of 32°C, and on Saturday colder to 23°C.

A storm with heavy rainfall and strong winds will fall upon new York and the suburbs after 19:00.

[Today] Scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening, mainly north and west of NYC. These storms can bring heavy rain and strong winds.

— NWS New York NY (@NWSNewYorkNY) May 3, 2018

At 18:00 the Department of environmental protection of the state of new York has issued a warning about poor air quality in the city. The Agency recommends to reduce the stay and especially physical activity in the open air until 22:00

Information relevant to the residents of all five boroughs of the Big Apple, and also the counties of Richmond, Suffolk, Nassau, Rockland and Putnam.