Brooklyn faces scorching Sunday

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Brooklyn is dealing with a blazing hot Sunday, with oppressively hot temperatures.

Locals still hit the beach and boardwalk at Coney Island with temperatures in the mid-90s.

The city has opened cooling centers for those outdoors who need a break from the sun.

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City officials are also urging those with elderly or sick relatives to check on them throughout the day.

They are also telling locals to keep summer essentials in mind -- sunscreen and water.

Though temps will drop somewhat, temperatures in the 90s are still expected over the next few days.

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