They call that hot, scorching period between July and early September the “dog days of summer.” And with this season comes some major risks.
With hot weather comes the danger of becoming dehydrated. For some people, by the time they tank back up it might be too late.
Former Pittsburgh mayor Sophie Masloff has been admitted to UPMC Shadyside Hospital for tests.
The combination of high heat and humidity is becoming more lethal because temperatures are remaining elevated overnight. Early Friday morning, it was 81 degrees.