PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hazy, hot and humid conditions continue throughout the Philadelphia region.
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Philadelphia and the surrounding communities through 8 p.m. Monday.READ MORE: SEPTA Union Unanimously Approves Strike If Deal Isn't Reached
Forecasters say temperatures in the mid 90s will combine with humidity to make it feel like it is more than 100 degrees.Double Shooting In Eastwick Kills 25-Year-Old Man, Wounds Pregnant Woman: Police
A heat alert was also issued for Camden County, N.J. beginning at noon on Monday and set to expire at 7:00 p.m.
People are urged to avoid strenuous activity if possible, watch for signs of heat exhaustion, wear lightweight and loose-fitting clothing and drink plenty of water.
Officials ask people to check on older friends and relatives; others at risk include those with chronic medical conditions, pregnant women, and small children.MORE NEWS: 'I Want To Go To Class': Philadelphia Students, Parents On Edge As Possible SEPTA Strike Could Force Virtual Learning
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