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    NYC Severe Weather is a site for residents to learn more about how severe weather emergencies are affecting New York City.

Hot, Severe Weather Forecast for NYC

  • As extreme heat continues to affect New York City, cooling centers will remain open through Tuesday, July 26. New Yorkers are advised to call 311 (TTY: 212-504-4115) or visit NYC Emergency Management's Cooling Center Finder at to find the nearest cooling center locations, including accessible facilities – and hours of operation.
  • An Air Quality Health Advisory is in effect until 11 PM Monday.
  • Severe thunderstorms — accompanied by strong winds and heavy rain — are expected through Monday evening. During a severe thunderstorm, be prepared to potentially lose power.

For real-time weather information, visit the National Weather Service.

Visit the Beat the Heat website for cooling center hours and locations and tips on how to beat the heat this summer, or check out the public service announcement below.

Stay Informed