Heat advisory in effect for today and Thursday

An excessive heat threat has given the National Weather Service cause to declare a heat advisory in effect for today — Wednesday, Aug. 15 — and Thursday, Aug. 16, in New York City and its surrounding suburbs. The max temperatures are believed to range from 90 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit Wednesday afternoon. The max heat indices range from mid to … read more

Heat advisory remains in effect for the entire tri-state area through Tuesday night

The National Weather Service reports that hot and humid weather will continue through the middle of this week. Heat indices are expected to approach 95 to 100 degrees for Monday afternoon. They will remain at that level into the early evening of Monday. The heat index for Tuesday will also be around 95 to 100 degrees, the weather service predicts. … read more

Heat advisory remains in effect through Tuesday night

A heat advisory remains in effect for southern Connecticut until 9 p.m. Tuesday, July, 3, with temperates expected to reach as high as 9o degrees Fahrenheit. The heat index is forecasted at 99 in the Danbury area, according to the National Weather Service. Rising temperatures may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure. “Prolonged period of heat index … read more

Ridgefield Parks and Recreation Center open as cooling center Monday, Tuesday

The Ridgefield Parks and Recreation Center at 195 Danbury Road, will continue to remain open to the public daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. as a heat wave cooling center today and tomorrow, July 3.  Hours of availability will be updated on Tuesday. The National Weather Service has issued an advisory to the Ridgefield area, calling it a dangerous … read more

Heatwave this weekend

If your air-conditioning isn’t up and running yet, now might be a good time. Forecasts project a heatwave this weekend that could continue into next week, with max temperatures in the 90’s, according to a weather update from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. More pressingly, the heat index — what the temperature actually feels like — could rise as … read more

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