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Philadelphia, PA
Conditions as of 4:54 PM
Partly Cloudy
Temperature: 94°
Wind: North 6 mph
Dew point:60°
Pressure:29.83 in.
Heat Index:94°
Humidity: 32%
Visibility: 10.0 miles
Observed at: Northeast Philadelphia, PA
5 Day Forecast for ZIP Code 19019
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Forecast for Philadelphia
partlycloudy Thursday
Sunshine and clouds mixed. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 93F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.
  Thursday Night
Considerable clouds this evening. Some decrease in clouds late. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 72F. Winds light and variable.
chancetstorms Friday
Partly cloudy early. Scattered thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. High 84F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
  Friday Night
A few clouds. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 64F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.
partlycloudy Saturday
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 84F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
  Saturday Night
Clear. Low near 60F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
clear Sunday
Sunny skies. High 87F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
  Sunday Night
Clear skies. Low 64F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
clear Monday
Mainly sunny. High around 90F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.
  Monday Night
A few clouds overnight. Low 68F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
chancetstorms Tuesday
Partial cloudiness early, with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 91F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
  Tuesday Night
A few clouds. Low around 70F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
clear Wednesday
Sunshine along with some cloudy intervals. High 92F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
  Wednesday Night
Mostly clear skies. Low near 70F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
chancetstorms Thursday
Partial cloudiness early, with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 88F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
  Thursday Night
Scattered thunderstorms in the evening, then variable clouds overnight with more showers at times. Low around 65F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
partlycloudy Friday
Partly cloudy skies. High around 85F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
  Friday Night
Considerable clouds early. Some decrease in clouds late. Low 64F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
mostlycloudy Saturday
Mostly cloudy. High 84F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.
  Saturday Night
A few clouds from time to time. Low 63F. Winds light and variable.
chancetstorms Sunday
Showers early then scattered thunderstorms developing later in the day. High 83F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
  Sunday Night
Showers in the evening, then partly cloudy overnight. Low 61F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
 
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Air Pollution Forecast for Philadelphia
  Air Quality AQ Index Pollutant
YesterdayUnhealthy for Sensitive GroupsOZONE
YesterdayModeratePM2.5
CurrentModeratePM2.5
CurrentModerateOZONE
ThuUnhealthy for Sensitive Groups OZONE
ThuModerate PM2.5
FriModerate OZONE
FriModerate PM2.5
SatGood PM2.5
SatGood OZONE
SunGood OZONE
SunGood PM2.5
 
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Key: T = Trace of precipitation; MM = data not available
September 3, 2015
Normal high:39° Record high:63° (2007)
Normal low:23° Record low:-5° (1893)
Sunrise:6:29 AM Moon Rise: 10:51 PM
Sunset:7:28 PM Moon Set: 12:04 PM
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Astronomy
Sunrise:06:29 AM (EDT) Moon Rise:10:51 PM (EDT)
Sunset:07:28 PM (EDT) Moon Set:12:04 PM (EDT)
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... Air quality alert is in effect for Thursday September 3...

The Delaware valley regional planning commission has issued
a code Orange air quality alert Thursday for the Philadelphia
Metro area.

A code Orange air quality alert means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children... people
suffering from asthma... heart disease or other lung
diseases... and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can
be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

For more information on ground-level ozone and fine
particles... visit www.Airnow.Gov.



1050 am EDT Thu Sep 3 2015

... Air quality alert is in effect for Thursday September 3...

The Delaware valley regional planning commission has issued
a code Orange air quality alert Thursday for the Philadelphia
Metro area.

A code Orange air quality alert means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children... people
suffering from asthma... heart disease or other lung
diseases... and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can
be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

For more information on ground-level ozone and fine
particles... visit www.Airnow.Gov.



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