On a hot sunny day, surfaces like a playgrounds, asphalt, sand and macadam can be hotter than the outside air temperature.
Dangerous swells generated by Cristobal are affecting Bermuda and will spread Northward to Southern New England today.
Monster waves slammed California beaches Wednesday because of then Hurricane Marie
Cristobal is accelerating as it moves away from the US out to sea, but rough surf is expected to continue along much of the East Coast.
Large swells and huge waves from Marie in the Pacific will continue through Thursday.
Dangerous rip currents and swells will continue from Cristobal as it churns out to sea.
Cristobal will produce gusty winds and soaking showers in Bermuda later Wednesday night, while Marie generates high surf off of the California coast.
Thursday play at Flushing Meadows will see sunshine return with less humidity.
A Penn State team of undergraduate and graduate students are competing in the Google Lunar XPRIZE; a race to the moon for $20 million. The team is set to launch in 2016.
Weather News, from AccuWeather.com