AccuWeather: Excessive Heat Warning

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING: This means life-threatening heat and humidity will be with us through the weekend. Heat index will be between 105 and 115 each afternoon with nighttime lows not dropping much below 80 and holding feel like temps between 85 and 90.

Cool drinks, air conditioning, and other common sense steps will be essential. Children, seniors and pets will be especially susceptible to problems. But everyone needs to take it easy in this heat.

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Important numbers to remember in extreme heat: as seen on Action News Mornings, July 20, 2019.

SATURDAY: Hazy, hot and extremely humid. High 99. Heat Index 108-115.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy, warm and very uncomfortable. Lows 80-82.

SUNDAY: Mostly sunny, hot and very humid. A late day shower or thunderstorm is possible, especially north and west of the city. High 100. Heat Index 108-115.

MONDAY: Mostly cloudy, not as hot, but still very humid. Downpours and gusty thunderstorms are possible during the afternoon. High 89. Heat Index 103-105.

TUESDAY: The front looks to stall, so more high humidity and flooding downpours in the morning. We finally get relief by late day with storms moving out and the humidity dropping. High of just 82.

WEDNESDAY: It's nice and sunny with comfortable humidity and a high of 84.

THURSDAY: We stay comfortable with sunshine and a bit warmer high of 86.
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