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Nearly 50,000 New York residents lose power as heat wave grips the city

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Nearly 50,000 New York City residents lost power on Sunday evening as the third day of an intense heat wave grips the city.
Temperatures soared in New York City over the weekend, approaching 100 degrees Fahrenheit in parts of New York City, according to AccuWeather , and were exacerbated by the humidity.
According to Con Edison's outage map , over 49,000 people throughout Brooklyn, Queens, and The Bronx, as well as the surrounding area, were still without power as of 10:00 p.m. local time.
A spokesperson for Con Edison told Business Insider that outages were caused by "continued high heat...
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