AccuWeather: Excessive heat watch for late this week in the Philadelphia region

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Wednesday, June 19, 2024 6:38AM
AccuWeather: Extreme heat this week for the Philadelphia region
AccuWeather: Extreme heat this week for the Philadelphia region

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- High temperatures soar back into the 90s this Juneteenth.

TODAY (JUNETEENTH): Partly to mostly sunny, hot and humid. High 91.

THURSDAY: Partly sunny, very hot to kick start the summer season. Humidity levels get a boost. High 93. The record is 98 and set in 1931.

FRIDAY: Sun and clouds. Very hot and humid. High 96, feeling like the triple digits.

SATURDAY: Mostly sunny and hot. Afternoon pop-up shower or thunderstorm possible. High 95. Heat index near 100.

SUNDAY: Staying hot. Stray thunderstorms are possible. High 96, feeling like 100 again.

MONDAY: Partly sunny and hot. As of now, this looks to be the last day of the heat wave. An afternoon thunderstorm is possible. High 93.

TUESDAY: Sunny skies, less humid. Highs near 90.