'Absolutely Suffocating': Hot Temperatures Complicate Coronavirus Face Mask SafetyWhen the sun does its impression of an Easy Bake Oven, the only thing you can do is look for some shade, but things are even more complicated in the time of Coronavirus.
The Climate Crisis Could Make It More Dangerous To Play Sports OutdoorsAbout this time every year, there are news reports about student-athletes who collapse during practice while getting ready for a big game. Heat illness can lead to death and injury among athletes, and a new report examines why the risk could be rising.
Warning: Leaving Bottled Water In Your Car Could Start A FireAs hot and humid temperatures hit Western Pennsylvania, first responders have a water bottle warning.
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.