A second is about to strike Plainview and the rest of Long Island beginning Thursday and will be staying through the weekend.
Temperatures are expected to hit 86 on Thurday, 93 degrees on Friday, 90 degrees on Saturday and 89 degrees on Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. Even Monday will bring little relief, with temperatures predicted to be 89 degrees.
The Town of Oyster Bay will open the nearest area cooling center for those in need. It will be at the William P. Bennett Hicksville Community Center, 28 Carl Street, Hicksville, (516) 797-7900.and will be open from 11-a.m.-5 p.m. Friday.
The heat emergency has forced Nassau County to open additional cooling centers, as well.
Patch has compiled a list of where to go and what to do when the weather gets steamy. From an air-conditioned library to an ice cream store,
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