Today is going to be another hot and humid day across New York State.

In fact, the heat index will be so high that many parts of New York State will be under a heat advisory for the majority of Thursday.

The heat advisory is in place on Thursday from 11 am until 8 pm. Officials are warning people to limit the amount of time that they are outside during the advisory and make sure to check on people that they know who don't have air conditioning.

So far the start of July has been a hot one, with the July 3rd being the hottest day ever recorded on Earth. On the 3rd, the average global temperature was 62.62 degrees Fahrenheit, which set a new worldwide record.

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The good news here in New York is that we are expected to see a slight cooldown this weekend and with some rain showers expected the humidity is expected to drop as well.

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