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NYC weather: More humidity, chance of thunderstorms Thursday

A heat advisory was in effect until 8

A heat advisory was in effect until 8 p.m. Thursday, the National Weather Service said. Photo Credit: Getty Images/Drew Angerer

A heat advisory remained in effect in New York City Thursday, and there is a chance for more thunderstorms, the National Weather Service said.

The temperature was expected to reach 86 degrees with a heat index of about 95 degrees, the weather agency said. There’s a 20% chance of showers and storms after about 2 p.m., and a 50% chance overnight.

The heat advisory will remain in effect until 8 p.m. Thursday. Cooling centers will be open in all five boroughs. To find a center, call 311 or visit nyc.gov/beattheheat.

A little relief is not far away — Friday’s high is predicted at about 76 degrees with a slight chance of more showers in the morning. 

Saturday and Sunday are forecast to be mostly sunny with high temperatures of 79 degrees and 76 degrees, respectively. 

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