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A kayaker and stand up paddler glide across

A kayaker and stand up paddler glide across the Peconic Bay in Cutchogue. (June 29, 2012) Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

From thunderstorms to heat waves, summer on Long Island and New York City.

Children play in the surf in the early
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Children play in the surf in the early morning at Smith Point Park in Mastic Beach. (Aug. 31, 2012)

Swimmers stay close to shore in the surf
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Swimmers stay close to shore in the surf at Smith Point Park in Mastic Beach. (Aug. 31, 2012)

An elderly couple walk along the beach at
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

An elderly couple walk along the beach at Smith Point Park in Mastic Beach. (Aug. 31, 2012)

A man reads a book along the water's
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

A man reads a book along the water's edge at Smith Point Park in Mastic Beach. (Aug. 31, 2012)

Kayakers pass adult and young swans on the
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Kayakers pass adult and young swans on the Peconic River in Riverhead. (Aug. 31, 2012)

Jamal Ibrahim, age 8, beats the heat by
Photo Credit: Heather Walsh

Jamal Ibrahim, age 8, beats the heat by playing in the sprinkler pool at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow. (August 30, 2012)

A beautiful Sunday afternoon brought a lot of
Photo Credit: Newsday Audrey C. Tiernan

A beautiful Sunday afternoon brought a lot of people out to Long Beach. (Aug. 26, 2012)

Former Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi assesses the
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

Former Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi assesses the damage as storms cut through the Morgan Park neighborhood, knocking down trees and a gazebo in Glen Cove. (July 18, 2012)

Lillian Mariscalo of Oyster Bay, N.Y. cools off
Photo Credit: AP Photo Craig Ruttle

Lillian Mariscalo of Oyster Bay, N.Y. cools off in the waters of an Oyster Bay beach on Long Island's North shore Saturday, July 7, 2012. The heat gripping much of the country was set to peak Saturday in several places, with temperatures of more than 100 degrees expected in Philadelphia, excessive heat warnings in the Midwest and ongoing power outages of more than a week in the mid-Atlantic. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

July 7, 2012: A kayaker keeps cool paddling
Photo Credit: Kevin P Coughlin

July 7, 2012: A kayaker keeps cool paddling in Cold Spring Harbor on Long Island's North Shore at noon on Saturday July 7, 2012. The mercury had already hit 91 degrees at the time this photo was taken. (photo by Kevin P. Coughlin)

July 7, 2012: A kayaker keeps cool paddling
Photo Credit: Kevin P Coughlin

July 7, 2012: A kayaker keeps cool paddling in Cold Spring Harbor on Long Island's North Shore at noon on Saturday July 7, 2012. The mercury had already hit 91 degrees at the time this photo was taken. (photo by Kevin P. Coughlin)

Beachgoers enjoy the water at Jones Beach while
Photo Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Beachgoers enjoy the water at Jones Beach while celebrating the nation's birthday. (July 4, 2012)

Beachgoers play with a volleyball while enjoying the
Photo Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams Jr.

Beachgoers play with a volleyball while enjoying the holiday at Jones Beach. (July 4, 2012)

While beachgoers flocked to the water's edge for
Photo Credit: Newsday/ J. Conrad Williams, Jr.

While beachgoers flocked to the water's edge for fun and games, this couple found a spot where they could dream the day away on the nation's birthday at Jones Beach. (July 4, 2012)

Zachery Henschel, 11 months, plays on a beach
Photo Credit: Newsday Theresa Sandler

Zachery Henschel, 11 months, plays on a beach at Hither Hills State Park in Montauk on Sunday, June 24, 2012.

A kayaker and stand up paddler glide across
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

A kayaker and stand up paddler glide across the Peconic Bay in Cutchogue. (June 29, 2012)

June 28, 2012--A youngster carries a bodyboard, almost
Photo Credit: Kevin P Coughlin

June 28, 2012--A youngster carries a bodyboard, almost as big as he is, through the Jones Beach Theater parking lot to the Jones Beach Boardwalk on Thursday morning June 28, 2012. The weather is expected to get hot and sticky, near record temperatuires fopr the weekend. (photo by Kevin P. Coughlin)

MASTIC BEACH - NOVEMBER 14, 2011: A fisherman
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

MASTIC BEACH - NOVEMBER 14, 2011: A fisherman surf casts into the Atlantic Ocean off Smith Point Park. Comfortable air temperatures in the mid 60s were ten degrees above normal.

Cooling off in the surf at Smith Point
Photo Credit: John Roca

Cooling off in the surf at Smith Point Park. (June 21, 2012).

As temps soared into the 90s today, people
Photo Credit: Steven Sunshine

As temps soared into the 90s today, people from all over flocked to Jones Beach in Wantagh in an effort to beat the heat. (June 21, 2012)

As temps soared passed 90 degrees today, people
Photo Credit: Steven Sunshine

As temps soared passed 90 degrees today, people from all over flocked to Jones Beach in Wantagh in an effort to beat the heat. Carlos Alvarado from Brooklyn gets hammered with sand by his three year old nephews Norberto and Kelvin. (June 21, 2012)

Kids beat the heat at Splish Splash Water
Photo Credit: John Roca

Kids beat the heat at Splish Splash Water Park in Riverhead. (June 21,2012).

Kids beat the heat at Splish Splash Water
Photo Credit: John Roca

Kids beat the heat at Splish Splash Water Park in Riverhead. (June 21,2012).

Center Moriches Fire Station on Montauck Highway displays
Photo Credit: John Roca

Center Moriches Fire Station on Montauck Highway displays temperature of 98 degrees. (June 21,2012)

Crowds cool off at Smith Point Park. (June
Photo Credit: John Roca

Crowds cool off at Smith Point Park. (June 21,2012).

Tristyn Forde, 12, of Springfield Gardens, celebrates summer
Photo Credit: Danielle Finkelstein

Tristyn Forde, 12, of Springfield Gardens, celebrates summer vacation and his last day of the sixth grade with classmates at Jones Beach. (June 19, 2012)

Matthew Lagalante, 19, of Levittown, reaches high for
Photo Credit: Danielle Finkelstein

Matthew Lagalante, 19, of Levittown, reaches high for the ball during a friendly beach volleyball tournament with friends at Jones Beach. (June 15, 2012)

A swimmer floats in the water of Hempstead
Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

A swimmer floats in the water of Hempstead Lake inside Hempstead Lake Park in West Hempstead. (June 10, 2012)

Joanna Kowalski, of Maspeth, Queens, takes in the
Photo Credit: Linda Rosier

Joanna Kowalski, of Maspeth, Queens, takes in the view from a submerged park bench on the shore of Hempstead Lake inside Hempstead Lake Park in West Hempstead. (June 10, 2012)

Steven Atkin from East Hampton and his daughter
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Steven Atkin from East Hampton and his daughter Isabella, 1, play in the surf at Main Beach in East Hampton. (June 7, 2012)

Scarlett Greenwood, 2, from Houston, Texas visits Main
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Scarlett Greenwood, 2, from Houston, Texas visits Main Beach in East Hampton. (June 7, 2012)

Beachgoers play Frisbee on a beautiful day by
Photo Credit: Danielle Finkelstein

Beachgoers play Frisbee on a beautiful day by the shore in Long Beach. (May 18, 2012)

Christina Marks, 11, of Rockville Centre, perfects her
Photo Credit: Danielle Finkelstein

Christina Marks, 11, of Rockville Centre, perfects her cartwheel on a beautiful day by the shore in Long Beach. (May 18, 2012)

Danial Parveez, left, 4, plays in the water
Photo Credit: Jessica Rotkiewicz

Danial Parveez, left, 4, plays in the water with his sister, Leena Parveez, 8, both of West Babylon, while they enjoy their day off from school at Venetian Shores in Lindenhurst. (May 29, 2012)

As temperatures rise Thomas Rogers, left, pours cold
Photo Credit: Newsday/John Paraskevas

As temperatures rise Thomas Rogers, left, pours cold water over his daughter Jahira, 9, seated and Hannah Reichl, 5, as they play in an inflatable pool outside the Lake Towers Apartments in Lake Ronkonkoma. (May 28, 2012)

People gathered underneath the Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn
Photo Credit: Agaton Strom

People gathered underneath the Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn on an unusually warm day in April. The temperature reached 84 degrees. (April 16, 2012)

Mary Makoso of Coram reacts to a wave
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Mary Makoso of Coram reacts to a wave bearing down on her at Smith Point Park in Mastic Beach. (April 16, 2012)

Carleigh Voigt, 2, from Selden, takes time out
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Carleigh Voigt, 2, from Selden, takes time out of her busy day to go to the beach in Lake Ronkonkoma. (April 16, 2012)

Carleigh Voigt, 2, from Selden takes time out
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Carleigh Voigt, 2, from Selden takes time out of her busy day to go to the beach in Lake Ronkonkoma. (April 16, 2012)

Bathers brave the cold water at Smith Point
Photo Credit: Joseph D. Sullivan

Bathers brave the cold water at Smith Point Park in Mastic Beach. (April 16, 2012)

A surfer in Long Beach. (April 16, 2012)
Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

A surfer in Long Beach. (April 16, 2012)

Manhattanites Guilian Mudugno, 19, left, Danielle Isaacs, 18,
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Manhattanites Guilian Mudugno, 19, left, Danielle Isaacs, 18, Patrick Brady, 18, and Yasmine Samatali, 18, enjoy the summer-like weather in Central Park. (April 16, 2012)

Manhattanites Guilian Mudugno, 19, left, Danielle Isaacs, 18,
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Manhattanites Guilian Mudugno, 19, left, Danielle Isaacs, 18, center, and Patrick Brady, 18, enjoy the summer-like weather in Central Park. (April 16, 2012)

Angela Moore, 27, originally from Texas and now
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Angela Moore, 27, originally from Texas and now living Manhattan, plays Frisbee the Sheep's Meadow in Central Park. (April 16, 2012)

Larry Roth, of Brightwaters, and his grandson, Ben
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Larry Roth, of Brightwaters, and his grandson, Ben Raver, 3, play at the beach in Bay Shore. (April 16, 2012)

Alex Gomez, 27, of West Islip, enjoys the
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Alex Gomez, 27, of West Islip, enjoys the beach with his daugher Alexandra, 3, at Robert Moses State Park, field 5. (April 16, 2012)

Ahndrea Valentin, 17, of Mastic Beach, cools off
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Ahndrea Valentin, 17, of Mastic Beach, cools off at Smithpoint County Beach in Shirley. (April 16, 2012)

Justin Anderson, 4, of West Islip, plays in
Photo Credit: James Carbone

Justin Anderson, 4, of West Islip, plays in sand at Robert Moses State Park Field 5. (April 16, 2012)

Tourists, pedestrians and sunbathers enjoy the warm weather
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Tourists, pedestrians and sunbathers enjoy the warm weather at the High Line on Manhattan's west side. (April 16, 2012)

Tourists, pedestrians and sunbathers enjoy the warm weather
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Tourists, pedestrians and sunbathers enjoy the warm weather at the High Line on Manhattan's west side. (April 16, 2012)

Charlie Serafin, 5, of Greenlawn, jumps into the
Photo Credit: Danielle Finkelstein

Charlie Serafin, 5, of Greenlawn, jumps into the water in attempt to catch some passing minnows as he plays at Centerport Beach with friends. (Aug. 20, 2011)

David Gorden, of Oyster Bay, reads a magazine
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

David Gorden, of Oyster Bay, reads a magazine as he sits barefoot on the beach in Oyster Bay. (April 15, 2012)

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