Though not quite as intense as the heat dome baking the Northwest, an oppressive heat wave slammed the northeast, and a heat advisory was in effect in New Jersey through Wednesday, June 30th. The searing temperatures led cities up and down the state to open cooling sites.
Health experts urged patients to stay cool and to wear breathable clothing to avoid heat-related illnesses especially.
This summer is projected to be hotter than last year. And climatologists worry New Jersey could begin seeing some of the same weather patterns here as out West.
Aired on June 29, 2021.