Summer Sizzler: Dangerous Heat and High Humidity Coming for Philadelphia Region

The NBC10 First Alert Team is tracking dangerous heat. We’re expecting our 4th heat wave of the year as temps feel like triple digits Thursday.

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The NBC10 First Alert Team is tracking dangerous heat in the days to come. An Excessive Heat Warning has been issued for Thursday for Philadelphia and surrounding counties. Air Quality Alerts are also in effect in South Jersey.
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The NBC10 First Alert Team is tracking dangerous heat Thursday leading to a a First Alert for the region.
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We’re expecting our 4th heat wave of the year. The worst of the heat is expected this afternoon with high heat and high humidity reaching dangerous levels.
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Most neighborhoods will see feels-like temperatures approaching 100 degrees by 4 p.m.
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Some of the hottest conditions will be in Delaware, where humidity levels will be elevated.
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High temperatures will climb into the 90s across the board, but late in the afternoon, an approaching cold front will trigger showers and thunderstorms. The wet weather will drop temperatures late in the day, ending the heat wave.
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The first storms may start arriving as temperatures are peaking, leading the chance of strong and possibly severe thunderstorms.
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Clouds and showers will limit the warm-up on Friday.
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Though Friday will not be as hot, the threat of strong and possibly severe storms will continue.
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Typical summer weather is on tap for the weekend. It will be warm, but humidity will be lower.
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