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WEATHER: Hottest Day of the Year; More Heat To Come?

Philadelphia hit 96° yesterday, the hottest day of the entire year! We had previously had a five-way tie of 95 degree days, but Thursday eclipsed them all by 1 degree. So will the heat be sticking around?

9 hours ago

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Officials: 2 Heat-Related Deaths In Philadelphia

Officials confirm that two people, a man and a woman, died from heat-related causes back in July.

08/04/2015

Watches and Warnings Heat Advisory

Excessive Heat Warning For Philadelphia And Suburbs

It’s going to be a steamy, sizzling, sweltering day across parts of the Delaware Valley.

07/29/2015

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Hot Stretch Of Weather For Philadelphia Begins Today

The dog days of summer have arrived in the Delaware Valley. Let’s just hope the bark is worse than the bite!

07/28/2015

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Hot Weather And Exercise

I was asked a very interesting question last week during the heat wave. What do you recommend for exercise in temperatures like this? My suggestion stay indoors and be creative. You can make gains in fitness, strength, and flexibility right in the comfort of your own home.

07/27/2015

Construction workers take a break from the heat. File photo. (Credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images for Mars Chocolate North America)

New App Guides Employers Through Implementing Plan To Prevent Heat Related Illness

OSHA, the Occupational and Safety Administration, says dozens of outdoor workers die each year because of heat related illnesses, and thousands more become sick.

07/21/2015

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Soaring Temperatures In Parked Cars

With summer’s intense heat, we must keep in mind the safety of our companion animals.

07/21/2015

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All School District Of Philadelphia Schools To Dismiss At Noon On Tuesday Due To Heat

Due to the high temperatures forecasted for tomorrow, all School District of Philadelphia Schools will dismiss early at 12 p.m., Tuesday, June 16.

06/15/2015

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Excessive Heat Poses Serious Danger To Pets

With the hot and humid temperatures gripping the Philadelphia region, it feels like the dog days of summer. Many people are trying to keep cool in air conditioned homes and swimming pools — but what about the pups?

06/13/2015

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Philadelphia Schools Dismiss At Noon Due To Heat

The Philadelphia School District has announced that all of its schools will be closing early on Friday.

06/12/2015

Air Quality Alert

Philadelphia To Get A Dose Of The Triple H’s

Hazy. Hot. Humid. Get ready Philly — it’s going to be a steamy couple of days!

06/11/2015

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WEATHER: A ‘Triple Crown’ of 90° Days For Philadelphia?

A warm, summer-like weather pattern is taking hold of the Delaware Valley.

06/10/2015

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Philadelphia And South Jersey Cooling Centers

Philadelphia and southern New Jersey offer several locations for people to cool down.

06/01/2015

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Weather: Summer-Like Heat To Last Through End Of May

Thursday will be another warm, muggy, steamy day. And the final days of May won’t offer much relief.

05/28/2015

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WEATHER: Moderate Drought Underway In Parts Of Region

In short, we’ve got some great excuses to hit the swimming pool in the days ahead, but keep your ears perked! If you hear thunder, always head indoors.

05/27/2015

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