July Was The Deadliest Month For Hot-Car Deaths In Nearly A DecadeAbout 37 children die while trapped in overheated vehicles every year in the U.S., and at least 729 have died in hot-car incidents since 1998.
Hot Weather Turning Most Local Lawns BrownIf your lawn is lacking some green, you are not alone. In just about every neighborhood, you can find brown, crunchy grass. It’s certainly not pretty, and unfortunately, there’s not much you can do to fix it besides watering.
Heat Advisory In Effect For Viewing AreaTemperatures are climbing into the 90s again today, which has prompted a Heat Advisory to be issued for the area.
Doctor: Pace Yourself In Hot Weather"These are people that are working in the environment, athletes and it doesn't really take much in this environment to increase your body temperature significantly," says Dr. Vukmir. “So you’ve got people that actually are working and that group comes in with heat exhaustion, heat cramps.”
Another Excessive Heat Warning IssuedWith temperatures expected to climb into the 90s again today with a heat index over 100-degrees, the National Weather Service has upgraded the heat advisory to another "excessive heat warning." The warning remains in effect until 6 p.m.
Area Under Excessive Heat WarningWith a heat index expected to soar into the triple digits today, Western Pennsylvania will be under an excessive heat warning for most of the day.
Consumers Encouraged To Conserve Energy On Hot DaysWater - whether you are drinking it or getting in it - is one way to deal with the heat. The other is air conditioning. The problem with that is as people come home for work, there is a spike in power usage - all about the same time.