Submitted by ub on Sun, 07/07/2013 - 14:07

HOT, Hot, hot temperatures in the 90s for a third day in a row, making it the city's second heat wave of this summer season, as cooling centers are still open in the five boroughs.

An excessive heat warning is effective in the city through 8 p.m., as temperatures are expected to reach 94 degrees and the humidity will make it feel closer to 100 degrees.

All New Yorkers should drink plenty of water and other liquids and avoid outdoor activities.

To find a cooling center, call 311.

NYC beaches and public pools are staying open, while some cool off using the city's fire hydrants, but they need an approved cap from a local firehouse.

To contact City Island's Firehouse, call 718 430 0270.