Heat wave bakes borough yet again

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An ongoing heat wave stretched into Tuesday, baking the borough with temperatures in the 90s for the fifth-straight day.

News 12 spoke with residents at the Kosciuszko pool in Bed-Stuy. 

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The city extended hours at public pools by an hour until 8 p.m.

Temperatures are expected to cool off slightly Wednesday, when highs will top out around 87, marking a possible end to the heat wave. 

There will be a chance of thunderstorms, but skies are expected to clear up in time for the Macy's fireworks display over the East River. 

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