Several People Overcome by Heat During Central Bucks South Graduation - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Several People Overcome by Heat During Central Bucks South Graduation

Officials say they are being evaluated for dehydration and possible heat stroke.

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    Dangerous heat continued to grip the region Tuesday. It was so hot that several people had to be evaluated after they were overcome by heat during the Central Bucks South High School graduation.

    (Published Wednesday, June 14, 2017)

    Several people were evaluated after they were overcome by heat at the Central Bucks South High School graduation Tuesday afternoon in Warrington, Bucks County.

    A spokesperson for the high school told NBC10 seven spectators during the graduation were treated at the scene. Officials say they were evaluated for dehydration and possible heat stroke. No one had to be transported to the hospital however.

    Record temperatures hit the area Tuesday with a high of 97 degrees in parts of the region. The spokesperson said bottled water was provided for each of the 1600 graduating seniors. The spokesperson also told NBC10 the school district sent emails to the students' families warning them about the heat and giving them the option of watching the graduation inside the high school gym or at home via cable TV or online stream.