Heat

Energy Coordinating Agency
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Cherri Gregg
December 06, 2018 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A nonprofit based in the center of the opioid epidemic in Kensington is offering a little hope this holiday season. Energy Coordinating Agency (ECA) is providing heat to low-income households in Kensington, as well as free vocational training to youth. "We're right in...
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The School District of Philadelphia dismissed students early due to excessive heat.
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Rachel Kurland
September 05, 2018 - 12:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia School District has announced that students will be dismissed once again at noon on Thursday because of high temperatures. All after-school activities including all athletic programs and professional development sessions scheduled for Thursday are...
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Three out of the first four days of school were cut short this week because of sweltering classrooms.
Mike DeNardo | KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
August 30, 2018 - 2:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With three out of the first four days cut short this week because of sweltering classrooms, Superintendent William Hite chief is taking the heat over the decision to start the school year before Labor Day. Hite said there was no way the School District of Philadelphia...
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Roofers Ricky Yarnall, left, and Mike Oakes are convinced it is 40 degrees hotter on the top of the Central Baptist Church in Wayne, Pa. as they work through Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 29, 2018.
David Swanson/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP
August 29, 2018 - 9:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Tens of millions of people in the northeastern United States sweated in dangerously high heat Wednesday, with temperatures that felt like 100-plus degrees and prompted emergency measures including school closures and extra breaks for star players wilting at the U.S. Open tennis...
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To combat the extreme heat, the city held a Beat the Heat program Wednesday to raise awareness about available resources for residents of Hunting Park.
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
July 25, 2018 - 7:03 pm
HUNTING PARK, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The summer heat is taking a major toll on one Philadelphia neighborhood a little more than the others. "Hunting Park surface temperatures can get up to 20 degrees hotter than other parts of the city. Unfortunately, residents are suffering," said Michelle Taylor...
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Officials in Los Angeles say thousands of the city's residents are without power after a heat wave caused high electricity demand.
CNN
July 07, 2018 - 9:21 pm
By Dakin Andone LOS ANGELES, Ca. (CNN) -- Thousands of Los Angeles residents were left without power Saturday morning after a heat wave prompted high electricity demand throughout the city. "Friday's record-setting heat led to unprecedented peak electricity demand," according to the Los Angeles...
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Shara Dae Howard
June 30, 2018 - 11:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- An excessive heat warning is in effect in our area and as the temperatures continue to rise so does risk of heat related illnesses. A blistering heat wave is gripping our area and CBS3 meteorologist Lauren Casey is warning residents to take the weather very seriously...
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Ben Simmons (25) dribbles against the defense of Miami Heat forward Justise Winslow (20) during game two of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs.
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Matt Leon
April 24, 2018 - 3:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 76ers will look to advance out of the first round of the playoffs for the first time since 2012 tonight when they host Miami in Game 5 of the first-round Eastern Conference playoff series. The Sixers lead this best-of-seven three games to one after winning the...
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Apr 11, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) practices with a protective mask before a game against the Milwaukee Bucks at Wells Fargo Center.
Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Leon
April 18, 2018 - 6:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia 76ers have officially listed center Joel Embiid as doubtful for Thursday night's Game 3 against the Miami Heat. The #Sixers officially list Joel Embiid (orbital bone fracture) as doubtful for tomorrow night's Game #3 in Miami. — Matt Leon (@...
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