Heat Wave

Courtesy of the National Weather Service, Albany

Another heat wave is gripping much of the WAMC listening area today, including the Hudson Valley and Capital Region. There is a heat advisory and the potential for another few rounds of severe pop-up thunderstorms.

Experts at the State University of New York system are warning New Yorkers to stay safe as the mercury rises.

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Capital Region cities are preparing for stifling heat and humidity forecast for the July 4th holiday.

Composite photo by Dave Lucas/WAMC

The dangerously high heat and humidity have prompted several agencies to implement emergency measures.

Composite Image by Dave Lucas

Communities in our region are bracing for another heatwave.

Mike Spain

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about the heat's impact on the region's power grid.  The pair also discuss the collapse of the recyclables market.

Officials in Vermont are urging people to be aware of the dangers of high heat and humidity as temperatures rise.

Composite image by Dave Lucas/WAMC

The Northeast is gearing up for a heat wave that is setting up to run through the 4th of July, the likes of which we haven't experienced in some time. Authorities are issuing advisories and offering tips on dealing with the heat.

Burlington Electric headquarters
Pat Bradley/WAMC

Burlington, Vermont’s electric utility has issued a peak alert for Tuesday and is encouraging residents to reduce energy usage.