AccuWeather: Excessive Heat Watch issued Wednesday - Saturday in the Philadelphia region

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Monday, June 17, 2024 4:42PM
AccuWeather: Excessive Heat Watch issued Wednesday - Saturday
Monday kick starts our string of 90° days and first heat wave of 2024.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Today kick starts our week-long string of 90 days and first heat wave of 2024.

MONDAY: Mostly sunny, hot and slightly humid. The heat wave officially begins this afternoon with a high of 91 in the city, but many of the surrounding suburbs will stay in the upper 80s.

TONIGHT: Clear skies, slightly humid. Low 70.

TUESDAY: - HEAT ADVISORY - issued as heat index values near 100. Mostly sunny, hot and humid. High 94. The record high is 96 set in 1957.

WEDNESDAY (JUNETEENTH): EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH BEGINS - Partly sunny, hot and humid. High 94.

THURSDAY: Partly sunny, very hot to kick start the summer season. The record is 98 set in 1931. High 96.

FRIDAY: Sun and clouds. Very hot and humid. High 98. Feeling like 100-105.

SATURDAY: Mostly sunny and hot. High 98. Feeling like 100-105.

SUNDAY: Staying hot. Stray thunderstorm possible. High 94.

MONDAY: Partly sunny and hot. As of now, this looks to be the last day of the heat wave. An afternoon thunderstorm possible. High 94.