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Runners and bikers on Kelly drive are trying to beat the heat -- in October.
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Tim Jimenez
October 02, 2019 - 7:14 am
The Philadelphia region is preparing for a possible record-high temperature Wednesday. The forecast is for 92 degrees, going well past the record for this day of 87 degrees.
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Notre Dame
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July 24, 2019 - 1:54 pm
PARIS (AP) — The chief architect of France's historic monuments says he's afraid that the heat wave sweeping Europe could cause the vaulted ceilings of fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral to collapse. Dozens of sensors dotted around the 12th-century monument have shown no indication that it's...
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Hadas Kuznits
July 20, 2019 - 10:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia may be approaching some record weather temperatures this weekend. Meteorologist Jonathan O'Brien with the National Weather Service in Mt. Holly confirms it's not your imagination, it is unusually hot this weekend. "We're gonna be close to some records...
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Owners of a Chester County egg farm are concerned about high temperatures and are keeping a close watch on their chickens.
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John McDevitt
July 17, 2019 - 2:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The extreme heat will have an impact on many Philadelphia-area businesses, some more than others. Owners of a Chester County egg farm are concerned and keeping a close watch on their chickens. The Highspire Hills Farm in Glenmoore, Chester County, houses 2,600...
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Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
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July 05, 2019 - 7:13 am
By Monica Garrett and Susan Scutti (CNN) — Alaska's heat wave continued through Independence Day, and in Anchorage, the temperatures shattered an all-time record. The temperature at the airport was 90 degrees Thursday, besting June 14, 1969, for the highest mark ever reached in the state, according...
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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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School District of Philadelphia
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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.
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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.
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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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