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City Life

This Record-Breaking October Heat Has Us All Confused

It’s going to be 93 degrees Fahrenheit in Philadelphia today. On October 2nd. During what’s supposed to be fall. This weather feels more apropos of […]

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It’s So Hot That Philly Bars and Restaurants Are Offering Heat Wave Deals

We’re in the middle of Philly’s first heat emergency of 2019, and temperatures are only getting hotter as the weekend goes on. Luckily, the city’s […]

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City Life

Philadelphia Declares 2019’s First Heat Emergency

Get your cold compress ready, because it’s going to be hot for the rest of this week. Actually, it is going to be excessively hot according […]

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City Life

What to Know as Philly’s First Heat Wave of the Summer Starts to Sizzle

It’s beginning to feel like a Philly summer. The first heat wave of the season is underway, with Thursday bringing day two of 90-plus degree temperatures. […]

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City Life

Philly Schools to Close Early Thursday Due to Heat

The School District of Philadelphia has extended this week’s heat-related early dismissals to Thursday. Public schools first announced on Monday that they would close at 1 p.m. […]

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City Life

Summer Isn’t Over Yet: Heat Advisory, Code Orange Issued for Philly Region

We may have been blessed with a few fall-like days recently, but it’s still August — evidently. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory […]

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Philly Schools Will Send Students Home Early Due to “Excessive Heat”

On Monday afternoon, the School District of Philadelphia announced that students at all Philly schools will be dismissed early on Tuesday and Wednesday due to […]

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City Life

Brace Yourselves for Three-Digit Temps in Philly

The dog days of summer are here, and the city is firmly in the grips of more extreme heat — as if we didn’t hate […]

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City Life

This Blasted Heat Wave Is Finally Coming to an End

Relief is coming, Philly. Forecasters say the heat wave that has stifled the city for nearly a week will finally come to an end on […]

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City Life

Get Ready for Philadelphia’s First Heat Wave of the Summer

Philly, here comes the inevitable: the first heat wave of the summer. Forecasters say we’re in for our first stretch of dangerously high temperatures starting […]

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Summer Survival Guide: How to Sleep Without AC (And Not Hate Your Life)

Here we are, in Philadelphia, which is quite the historic city, in case you haven’t heard. It’s full of old, erm, we mean historical buildings and […]

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The Best Reactions to Philly’s Tuesday Heat Wave

It’s a scorcher, folks. Today’s the third (and final) day of an excessive heat wave that brought highs in the 90s, a heat advisory until […]

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City Life

Where to Keep Cool in Philly

It’s not officially summer, but it sure feels like it. Maybe the 90-plus-degree heat wave is welcomed by some, but for others, it marks the return of sticky, sweaty, […]

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Philly Schools to Close at Noon Tuesday

Philadelphia public schools will close at noon Tuesday because of the excessive heat forecast. The temperature should reach a blistering 95 degrees Fahrenheit Tuesday – the third […]

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City Life

Seek AC Stat: There’s a Code Orange Air Pollution Alert Today

The National Weather Service has issued a Code Orange weather alert for the Philadelphia area today. Basically, if you’re an old person, a child, or […]