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NYC weather: After coldest day of the season, warmer temps on the way

The Bryant Park fountain froze amid dangerously cold temperatures on Monday.
The Bryant Park fountain froze amid dangerously cold temperatures on Monday. Photo Credit: NYPD

After the coldest day of the season, New Yorkers were still facing below-freezing temperatures Tuesday. 

The high temperature on Tuesday is expected to be about 29 degrees, but wind chill values will be between 0 and 10, the National Weather Service said. 

Monday’s high temperature topped out around 14 degrees, with wind chill values between minus 5 and minus 10, the agency said.

Warmer temperatures are in sight, with Wednesday reach about 45 degrees and Thursday topping out at about 51 degrees. There’s a 90 percent chance of rain Wednesday night and Thursday, the NWS said. 

Bundled-up people brave the cold as they walk along Sixth Avenue in Manhattan on Monday.
Bundled-up people brave the cold as they walk along Sixth Avenue in Manhattan on Monday. Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Friday will be mostly sunny, but temperatures will dip back down into the 30s. 

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