The Montgomery County Commissioner’s office has issued a Hot Weather Health Warning, or “Code Red,” for the county beginning at noon and ending at 8 p.m. on Tuesday.
Nyree Dardarian, who teaches at Drexel University’s Department of Nutrition Sciences, says minor adjustments to what we eat will improve our resistance to the heat.
Ocean surface temperatures along the South Jersey shore are already in the upper 70s.
As temperatures hovered around 100 degrees, Camden city officials were offering a number of options for people to beat the heat.
On a typical summer day, hundreds of children take part in PAL-sponsored baseball, tennis, and golf programs. But not when temperatures are approaching 100 degrees.
When the temperature exceeds 91 degrees, there is a city ordinance that says the horses need to be off the streets.
Today is expected to be even hotter than yesterday.
If you are taking blood pressure medications, it could make you vulnerable to dehydration during the upcoming heat wave.
When deciding to dismiss students early because of hot weather, officials say they look at more than just a single day’s forecast.
Authorities in Montgomery County say an elderly man has died as a result of the excessive heat on Tuesday.
The City of Philadelphia has increased the death toll from the latest heat wave to fifteen.
The death toll from the recent Delaware Valley heat wave has jumped to seven in the City of Philadelphia.
Peco spokesman Ben Armstrong says the utility broke a demand record for electricity that was sent in August of 2006.
Local dry cleaners who do their own work in-house are sweating the details in this heat wave.
While some of Philadelphia’s prisons have air conditioning, some of the biggest and oldest facilities do not. And that leaves both prisoners and corrections officers sweltering when temperatures reach into the 90s and above.
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