Temperatures rose to the mid- to upper-90s yesterday, and similar temperatures are expected today and tomorrow. Humidity could make it feel more like 100 to 104 degrees outside, according to forecasters.
The National Weather Service has already issued heat advisories for North Jersey. There might be little relief in the evening, when low temperatures could be in the 70s. Read the full story about the forecast here.
Check out this gallery to see how North Jersey residents are keeping cool, making a splash in this "heat wave."
Check out NorthJersey.com's guide to surviving the heat here, complete with information on cooling centers, tips for keeping cool and tips for keeping an eye on older adults.