Heat wave safety tips and information

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Friday, July 22, 2022
AccuWeather explains how heat waves form
It's hotter than normal, and it has been like this for several days. What you're experiencing is a heat wave. How did it form?

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- As temperatures rise, we have a collection of videos to provide safety tips and other information you need.

More than 600 people die each year from heat-related complications in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Follow these tips from AccuWeather to make sure you stay safe during a heat wave as the temperature rises.
AccuWeather has the details you need to know about heat stroke, a serious health condition, and heat exhaustion, which can precede it.
Does hot weather turn us into jerks? The link between hot weather and aggressive behavior is known as "heat hypothesis," according to AccuWeather.
During the summertime, the temperature inside a car can skyrocket to 125 degrees in a matter of minutes, and most of the increase occurs in the first 10 minutes.
Beat the summer heat with these hot weather hacks from AccuWeather.