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Hot Weather

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As Heat Continues In Philadelphia Area, Many Still Braving It Outdoors

If a dip in some cool water sounds refreshing to you, you’re not alone.

07/02/2014

(A grateful senior thanks Peco VP Mike Innocenzo for the fan she received.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

First Come, First Served: Peco Gives Away Window Fans To Area’s Elderly

At the Center in the Park, a senior center in Germantown, it took less than 45 minutes for about a hundred box fans to get scooped up.

06/20/2014

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Heat Line Offers Help To Philadelphia Seniors During Hot Weather

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.

07/16/2013

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Extra Tourists Flock To Jersey Shore As Weather Heats Up

With our area in the grip of summer’s swelter, people were looking to cool off at the Jersey shore.

07/16/2013

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Temperatures Expected To Soar Through Week And Into Weekend

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.

07/15/2013

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Montgomery County Issues ‘Code Red’ For Tuesday

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.

07/16/2012

(A center city Philadelphia food cart vendor.  File photo by Dennis Edward)

Nutrition Expert Says Philadelphians Need Diet Tweaks on Oppresive Summer Days

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.

06/29/2012

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Scientists Eyeing Atypical Surge In Jersey Shore Ocean Temps

Ocean surface temperatures along the South Jersey shore are already in the upper 70s.

06/25/2012

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Camden, NJ Offers Cooling Alternatives For Adults and Children

As temperatures hovered around 100 degrees, Camden city officials were offering a number of options for people to beat the heat.

06/21/2012

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When It’s Too Hot Outside, PAL Moves Activities Indoors

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.

06/21/2012

(A horse carriage loading zone along Independence Mall stands empty during the heat wave.  Credit: John McDevitt)

No Horse-Drawn Carriages On Philadelphia Streets During Heat Wave

When the temperature exceeds 91 degrees, there is a city ordinance that says the horses need to be off the streets.

06/21/2012

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How Will You Beat The Heat?

Today is expected to be even hotter than yesterday.

06/21/2012

(Hot weather can take an extra toll on people who are taking medication for high blood pressure.  File photo.  Credit: Ed Fischer)

Heat Wave Brings Special Warning For Those Taking Certain Medications

If you are taking blood pressure medications, it could make you vulnerable to dehydration during the upcoming heat wave.

06/19/2012

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Philadelphia School District Defends Monday’s Early Dismissal

When deciding to dismiss students early because of hot weather, officials say they look at more than just a single day’s forecast.

06/11/2012

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Montgomery Co. Coroner: Elderly Man’s Death Related To Heat

Authorities in Montgomery County say an elderly man has died as a result of the excessive heat on Tuesday.

05/30/2012

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