Cooling centers citywide to remain open through Wednesday

Posted: Updated:
THE BRONX -

NYC Emergency Management says cooling centers citywide will remain open through Wednesday as high temperatures continue to hover around 90 degrees.

News 12 found some people in Soundview taking a break in the shade to get some relief Tuesday. Some said just walking around during the day was tough because of the humidity.

Over at St. Mary's Park, even more people sought solace in the shade. Others participated in activities like soccer amid the sizzling temperatures.

MORE: News 12 The Bronx Weather Center

Doctors say anyone who takes part in physical activity should make sure they're hydrated and take frequent breaks.

NYC Emergency Management urges people to check in on elderly residents to make sure they're managing the heat and humidity well.

  • SlideshowsMore>>

  • 2018 MTV Video Music Awards

    2018 MTV Video Music Awards

    Sights and scenes from the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards, held on Aug. 20, 2018 at Radio City Music Hall in New York.

    Sights and scenes from the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards, held on Aug. 20, 2018 at Radio City Music Hall in New York.

  • Your Bronx Weather Photos

    Your Bronx Weather Photos

    Share your weather photos with us on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #BXWeather.Share your weather photos with us on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #BXWeather.

    Share your weather photos with us on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #BXWeather.

    Share your weather photos with us on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #BXWeather.

  • Things To Do

    Things To Do

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."