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Philadelphia, PA
Conditions as of 2:54 PM
Scattered Clouds
Temperature: 94°
Wind: NNW 12 mph
Dew point:61°
Pressure:29.85 in.
Heat Index:94°
Humidity: 33%
Visibility: 10.0 miles
Observed at: Philadelphia, PA
5 Day Forecast for ZIP Code 19130
Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday
Partly Cloudy Chance of a Thunderstorm Partly Cloudy Clear Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy Chance of T-storms Partly Cloudy Clear Partly Cloudy
94° | 75°
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85° | 67°
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Forecast for Philadelphia
partlycloudy Thursday
Sunshine and clouds mixed. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 93F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
  Thursday Night
Some clouds. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low around 75F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
chancetstorms Friday
Partly cloudy with afternoon showers or thunderstorms. High around 85F. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
  Friday Night
Partly cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 67F. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph.
partlycloudy Saturday
Partly cloudy skies. High near 85F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.
  Saturday Night
Clear skies. Low 63F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.
clear Sunday
A mainly sunny sky. High 87F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.
  Sunday Night
Clear. Low 66F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
partlycloudy Monday
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 89F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
  Monday Night
Partly cloudy. Low around 70F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
chancetstorms Tuesday
Partial cloudiness early, with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 91F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
  Tuesday Night
Some clouds early will give way to generally clear conditions overnight. Low 71F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
clear Wednesday
A few clouds from time to time. High 91F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
  Wednesday Night
A few clouds from time to time. Low 72F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
chancetstorms Thursday
Showers early then scattered thunderstorms developing later in the day. High 88F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
  Thursday Night
Variable clouds with showers and scattered thunderstorms. Storms more numerous during the evening. Low 66F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
chancerain Friday
Rain showers early with some sunshine later in the day. High 86F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
  Friday Night
Considerable clouds early. Some decrease in clouds late. Low around 65F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
chancerain Saturday
Rain showers early with mostly cloudy conditions later in the day. High 84F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
  Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Low near 65F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
chancetstorms Sunday
Showers early then scattered thunderstorms developing later in the day. High 84F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
  Sunday Night
Showers in the evening, then partly cloudy overnight. Low 62F. Winds WNW 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
CurrentGoodOZONE
ThuUnhealthy for Sensitive Groups OZONE
ThuModerate PM2.5
FriModerate OZONE
FriModerate PM2.5
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SatGood OZONE
SunGood OZONE
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Key: T = Trace of precipitation; MM = data not available
September 3, 2015
Normal high:82° Record high:100° (1953)
Normal low:65° Record low:51° (1958)
Sunrise:6:30 AM Moon Rise: 10:51 PM
Sunset:7:29 PM Moon Set: 12:04 PM
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Astronomy
Sunrise:06:30 AM (EDT) Moon Rise:10:51 PM (EDT)
Sunset:07:29 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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