Resident from the NY Metropolitan area are chasing the third day of 90+ degree days, something the area has not seen in a couple of years. The high temperatures have cause outages and disrupted train service for thousandths.

The northeastern US sweltered with a scorching summer heat wave, complete with humidity. stagnant, sticky air and nearly no winds to speak of for the needed relief. As as you can see, this heat is not exclusive to the NE.

NYC heat wave: de Blasio encourages New Yorkers to stay inside @amNewYork

18,500 Have Lost Power In NYC During Intense Heat Wave

New York City Health Commissioner: No Cold Beer During Heat Wave

Thousands Lose Power in New York City Area Amid Hot Weather Blast | NBC New York via @nbcnewyork

Searing heat sweeps across much of USA via @usatoday