It Hasn’t Been This Hot for This Long Since 2002

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By now, all New Yorkers have realized that it is hot. But many may not know that the current heatwave — which has featured temperatures of 90 degrees or above for seven straight, hellish days — is the longest in over a decade. (Though we're sure most of you intuited that.) Luckily, thunderstorms are expected on Saturday night, which means the city should cool down to the 80s on Sunday, and we'll all have to find something new to complain about.