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AccuWeather: Excessive Heat, Strong Storms Today

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Meteorologist David Murphy with the steamy forecast from AccuWeather. (WPVI)

TODAY: It's excessively hot and humid with strong, potentially damaging storms at times. The high is a record 98. It will feel like 105 at times.

An EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING is in effect for the I-95 metro area through Monday; A HEAT ADVISORY is in effect for everyone else. The Philadelphia Corporation for the Aging has activated its Heat line. Call 215-765-9040 between 11 a.m. and midnight for advice from health professionals on how to deal with the extreme heat.

TONIGHT: Look for more thunderstorms tonight. It's partly cloudy, otherwise, with warm and somewhat muggy air hanging on. The overnight lows is 79.

TUESDAY: Sun mixes with a few clouds. It's still a bit humid, but nearly as oppressive as Monday. The high is 95.

WEDNESDAY: Look for plenty of sunshine. It's still hot, but only a tad humid. The high is 93.

THURSDAY: Sun mixes with clouds. A thunderstorm is possible during the afternoon. The high: 93.

FRIDAY: Clouds mix with some sun. It's more humid. Showers and thunderstorms are possible late in the day. High 90.

SATURDAY: Look for partly sunny skies with humid air in place and a thunderstorm possible. The high finally dips back out of the 90s. The high is 88.

SUNDAY: We have partial sunshine with another thunderstorm possible. The high remains in the 80s. In Philadelphia, we'll go for 88.

MONDAY: Look for mostly sunny skies. It's warm with another high around 88.
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