PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Due to extreme heat and humidity, all School District of Philadelphia and Archdiocesan Schools will also close at 1:30 p.m. today.

The District and the Archdiocese say they are taking an excessive heat warning seriously by closing schools. Routine transportation will occur for students at the 1:30 p.m. dismissal time.

The excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 p.m. tonight.

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