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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.


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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?


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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.


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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!


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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.


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Philadelphia And South Jersey Cooling Centers

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


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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.


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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.


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Avoiding Heat Related Health Problems With Temperatures Headed To The 90s This Week

Summer is not officially here just yet, but the mid 90s temperatures this week will make it feel like we are in mid-July.


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Weather: Another Big Warm-Up Is On The Way

After a brief dip in the mercury today, the heat is back starting Thursday – and by the weekend, it’s going to feel like mid-summer here in Philadelphia!


PHILADELPHIA,PA - APRIL 15: Jerami Grant #39 of the Philadelphia 76ers controls the ball against the Miami Heat at Wells Fargo Center on April 15, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Sixers Fall In Season Finale To The Heat, 105-101

The Sixers fell to the Heat 105-101 in the final game of the season.


MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 23:  Robert Covington #33 of the Philadelphia 76ers brings the ball up court against the Miami Heat on February 23, 2015 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.  Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Sixers Falter In Second Half As Heat Win 119-108

The Sixers lost to the Heat in Miami 119-108 on Monday.


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Inside Philadelphia Steam Plant, The Third Largest Utility In The City

On bitterly cold days, when walking through Center City, you can see tall pipes, emitting steam on some street corners. They’re evidence of Veolia – the third largest utility in Philadelphia and the one that makes steam.


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3 On Your Side: Cold Snowy Weather Can Impact Your Bottom Line

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds, the cold snowy weather could be costing us more than we think.


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Many Homeowners Heating Their Homes This Winter Benefiting From Falling Price Of Oil

So far the season has been good to him with mostly mild temperatures, but more importantly the low price of hearing oil.