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Philadelphia, PA
Conditions as of 5:54 AM
Scattered Clouds
Temperature: 78°
Wind: SSW 7 mph
Dew point:70°
Pressure:29.93 in.
Humidity: 76%
Visibility: 10.0 miles
Observed at: Northeast Philadelphia, PA
5 Day Forecast for ZIP Code 19019
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Chance of T-storms Clear Clear Clear Clear
89° | 68°
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Forecast for Philadelphia
chancetstorms Thursday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Gusty winds and small hail are possible. High 89F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
  Thursday Night
A few thunderstorms this evening. Mostly clear skies late. Gusty winds and small hail are possible. Low 68F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.
clear Friday
Mainly sunny. High 92F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
  Friday Night
Mainly clear. Low near 70F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
clear Saturday
Sunshine. High 92F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
  Saturday Night
Scattered thunderstorms in the evening. Partly cloudy skies overnight. Low 68F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
clear Sunday
Mostly sunny. High 91F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
  Sunday Night
Mostly clear skies. Low 71F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
clear Monday
Sunshine. High around 95F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
  Monday Night
Mostly clear skies in the evening with isolated thunderstorms developing after midnight. Low 71F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
chancetstorms Tuesday
Partial cloudiness early, with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 93F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
  Tuesday Night
Mostly clear skies. Low 68F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
chancetstorms Wednesday
Sunny early. Scattered thunderstorms developing later in the day. High 91F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
  Wednesday Night
Scattered thunderstorms, especially in the evening. Low 66F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
chancetstorms Thursday
Partly cloudy with afternoon showers or thunderstorms. High 83F. N winds shifting to W at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
  Thursday Night
Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, with mostly clear skies overnight. Low 66F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
clear Friday
Mainly sunny. High 86F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
  Friday Night
A mostly clear sky. Low 64F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
partlycloudy Saturday
Partly cloudy skies. High around 85F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
  Saturday Night
A few clouds. Low 64F. Winds light and variable.
clear Sunday
Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. High near 85F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
  Sunday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening. Increasing clouds with periods of showers after midnight. Low around 65F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 50%.
 
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Air Pollution Forecast for Philadelphia
  Air Quality AQ Index Pollutant
YesterdayUnhealthy for Sensitive GroupsOZONE
YesterdayModeratePM2.5
CurrentGoodPM2.5
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Almanac
Key: T = Trace of precipitation; MM = data not available
July 30, 2015
Normal high:85° Record high:98° (1999)
Normal low:66° Record low:54° (1997)
Sunrise:5:56 AM Moon Rise: 7:31 PM
Sunset:8:16 PM Moon Set: 5:02 AM
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Astronomy
Sunrise:05:56 AM (EDT) Moon Rise:07:31 PM (EDT)
Sunset:08:16 PM (EDT) Moon Set:05:02 AM (EDT)
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... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 6 PM EDT this
evening...

* heat index values... approaching 100 degrees this afternoon
especially in the highly urbanized centers.

* Impacts... the combination of heat and humidity is a danger if
proper precautions are not taken. Some showers and thunderstorms
though especially this afternoon and evening will result in
cooling.

* Outlook... 90 degree daytime temperatures may occur daily across
the region into next week. However, the humidity is expected to
be much lower Friday and into the weekend.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible
and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat
should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an
emergency, call 9 1 1.

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will create a dangerous situation
in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of fluids, stay
in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on
relatives and neighbors.

Young children and pets should never be left unattended in
vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during
warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal
temperatures in a matter of minutes.





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