On the hottest day of the year outdoor activities at Tall Pines Day Camp centered around the pool.
Officials say three workers were hospitalized after being overcome by heat in Delaware County.
As of 3pm Thursday, the mercury climbed to 97 degrees in Philadelphia which makes it the hottest day of 2013.
Some children in Philadelphia playing at a spray ground had the right idea about staying cool, but another at risk group is senior citizens, and there are many ways they can get help.
When the weather gets very hot, staying cool isn’t just about being comfortable – it’s about staying healthy.
With our area in the grip of summer’s swelter, people were looking to cool off at the Jersey shore.
Many in New Jersey are bracing for this long week of scorching temperatures.
“Finish the sentence: It is hotter than…? Hell – that’s how hot it is,” joked Luis Gonzalez, of Philadelphia.
Once we reach the 90 mark tomorrow, this will officially be the fourth heat wave of the year, and it looks like it will run seven days this time, each one hotter than the last.
The first official week of summer is really feeling like summer as our second heat wave of the year is underway.
According to the forecast, today’s temperatures are going to make this the first official heat-wave of 2013.
When the weather gets very hot, staying cool isn’t just about being comfortable. Excessive heat can cause exhaustion, heat cramps, a stroke and other heat-related illnesses.
Sizzling sunshine will scorch us here in the Delaware Valley again Thursday, with a huge ridge of high pressure pumping in more heat and humidity from the southwest.
Make way for an early start to the dog days of summer! The Delaware Valley about to feel the heat with a spike on the thermometer to round out May and usher in the month of June.
The latest heatwave of the summer has descended on the Delaware Valley and agencies in Philadelphia and Camden counties are urging residents to keep an eye on elderly friends and neighbors in the extreme temperatures.