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Excessive Heat Warning Issued for Philadelphia Through August 16th
The National Weather Service of Mount Holly extended an Excessive Heat Warning, which began last week and now lasts through Tuesday night 6 p.m. An Excessive Heat Watch means that prolonged exposure to heat can be dangerous to people's health.
- August 23, 2016
Back to School: Ready and PreparedAs you and your kids make supply checklists and prepare to go back to school, don't forget emergency preparation to help their safety. Some simple steps to help you prepare.
- August 10, 2016
How to Stay Cool During Philly’s 5th Heat WaveStay cool tips to help Philadelphians cope with the City's 5th heat wave of 2016.
- July 24, 2016
Heat Warning Expires Monday PM, but Temps in 90’s Forecast Through WeekPhiladelphia is forecast to see hot and humid temperatures in the 90’s through the end of the week. Heat Index Values will make temperatures feel over 100 degrees at times. Please be cautious over the next week as the excessive heat will create hazardous conditions
Summer Excessive Heat
Concern for Severe Summer Weather and Extreme Heat
Excessive heat can cause health problems, especially for seniors, pregnant women, infants, and children. Hot temperatures can also result in utility disruptions and bad weather such as thunderstorms, hurricanes, and tropical storms.
Know where to go in an emergency
Locate evacuation routes in your neighborhood with this interactive map.