The US Northeast has been hit by this year’s second heat wave, with forecasts for increased power demand, and temperatures above 90 degrees Fahrenheit, while power and natural gas prices were above recent averages on June 28 in New England, New York and the PJM Interconnection. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “A bulge northward in the jet stream pattern will allow for a dome of heat to build across the eastern US from the Appalachian Mountains east to the coast,” Matt Benz, meteorologist with AccuWeather, said in a June 28 report. Temperatures are expected to climb five to 10 degrees above normal for the final days of June, according to AccuWeather. “We are expecting another round of high heat and humidity to impact most of the state and continue through the middle of the week,” New York Governor Andrew Cuomo […]