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Ladies and gentlemen, it is indeed really hot outside

But you already knew that. Here in New York City, we saw something of an unenviable record today with the temperature topping out at 102 in Central Park.
A midtown clock tells us it's 100 degrees.
A midtown clock tells us it's 100 degrees.

But you already knew that. Here in New York City, we saw something of an unenviable record today with the temperature topping out at 102 in Central Park. Apparently it actually felt like 115 with the humidity.

This is how it's looking just outside of our freeze-dried 30 Rock building.

And if in case the word 'blackout' has crossed your mind, the Village Voice has you covered in how to prepare. Number 10 is by far the superior option.

Cooling off with some ice cream
A TV reporter shows us how hot it is.