Beachgoers flock to Coney Island to beat the heat

The high temperatures are expected to last through

The high temperatures are expected to last through the week. (Credit: News 12)

BROOKLYN - With hazy, hot and humid conditions across the borough Tuesday, Brooklyn residents flocked to the Coney Island beach to cool off.

Temperatures got up to the high 80s and low 90s under mostly sunny skies. While it was a bit cooler by the water in Red Hook, residents were still sweating in their T-shirts and shorts. Kids also lined up for the ice cream truck.

The state Department of Environmental Conservation says children and adults with respiratory problems like asthma should reduce their time and heavy activity outdoors. An air quality health advisory is in effect until 10 p.m.

Anyone spending time outside should seek shade and cool off in some type of body of water every now and then.

The high temperatures are expected to last through the week.

More on this topic

Keep cool in hot weather

CDC Traffic/Weather

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 Brooklyn hit the streets to ask 1 Word on the Street: GPS devices
2 VIDEO: Brooklyn Botanic Garden to host annual Sakura Matsuri Festival
Sea Cliff's Troy Ramey was voted off 'The 3 Elisa's Entertainment for 4/26
News 12 Long Island has won the regional 4 News 12 Long Island wins regional Edward R. Murrow Award
At least six people have been arrested and 5 Six arrested, 4 more sought in Coney Island gang assault video

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE