Mayor Urges New Yorkers to Turn Appliances Off As City Endures Record-Breaking Heat Wave

This is the city’s second heat wave this year, less than two weeks into summer—and it is breaking a more than 50-year record. Temperatures at LaGuardia Airport were at 100 degrees as of 4:40 p.m. Wednesday, surpassing a high of 97 degrees set in 1964, according to the National Weather Service. Central Park reached 98 degrees, the highest since 2013.