Jul 21, 2019

As U.S. heat wave breaks records, cooling centers offer relief

New York, NY
Detroit, MI
USA
by
Jonathan Allen
,
Reuters
Children play in a water feature in Domino Park as a heatwave continued to affect the region in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S., July 21, 2019. Credit: Andrew Kelly, Reuters
Children play in a water feature in Domino Park as a heatwave continued to affect the region in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S., July 21, 2019. Credit: Andrew Kelly, Reuters

On Saturday, new one-day temperature records were recorded in at least half a dozen places, including a high of 99 F (37.2°C) at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and a high of 97 F (36.1°C) at Detroit Metropolitan Airport.