SEARCH BLOG: GLOBAL WARMING
(CBS) NEW YORK A day after tying the record for the coldest high temperature during the month of August ever in New York City, temperatures were expected only to warm up slightly, before finally climbing back to normal by the end of the week.
The city along with the rest of the tri-state region is feeling the chilly effect of a cold front sweeping through the region, accompanied by cool rain showers.
Tuesday's high temperature in Central Park was just 59 degrees. The normal high for Tuesday was 82 degrees. The normal low was 67.
Forecasters were calling for temperatures to rise to about 66 for the high on Wednesday.
The Canadian Clipper that came through here late Saturday finally made it there. And even the Urban Heat Island effect wasn't enough to keep the temperatures up.