I'm far away from my hometown of New York, here in rainy gray Seattle. At least I get to see some of what Spencer Platt is doing to depict the temperatures back east. . .
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A woman walks down a set of stairs from the High Line public park on May 26, 2010 in New York City. Manhattan, and much of the Eastern Seaboard, is experiencing temperatures in the upper nineties today as Americans prepare for Memorial Day weekend and the official start of summer activities.