Severe thunderstorm warnings have been issued across New York as New York City formally marks a heat wave.
The warnings are in effect for parts of New York and New Jersey.
Tuesday is going to be humid and hot with the potential for some downpours and thunderstorms beginning in the afternoon and continuing into the early evening hours.
A heat advisory also remains in effect for parts of New Jersey till Tuesday evening.
Heat index values will process 100 occasionally within this field.