Philly had its hottest day of the year. It’s about to get even worse.

More storms are expected Thursday, and while they might take the edge off the heat temporarily, they might even add to the discomfort. Then it's going to get really hot.

Dangerous heat wave bringing hottest temperatures of the year to Philadelphia: What you need to know

High temperatures over the next six days are forecast to reach the high 90s and potentially low 100s, which due to the humidity will feel like 105 to 110 degrees.

Dangerous heat wave bringing hottest temperatures of the year to Philadelphia: What you need to know

High temperatures over the next six days are forecast to reach the high 90s and potentially low 100s, which due to the humidity will feel like 105 to 110 degrees.

‘Dangerously hot’ weather forecast from now through the weekend

The National Weather Service has posted an “excessive heat warning” through Sunday, with the year’s highest daytime temperatures and a sequence of hazardously sultry nights expected.

‘Dangerously hot’ weather forecast from now through the weekend

The National Weather Service has posted an “excessive heat warning” through Sunday, with the year’s highest daytime temperatures and a sequence of hazardously sultry nights expected.

What’s a heat index? From warnings to watches, here are the weather terms you need to know

From flash floods to tornadoes, our region has been on the receiving end of some extreme weather — and extreme weather alerts — lately.

What’s a heat index? From warnings to watches, here are the weather terms you need to know

From flash floods to tornadoes, our region has been on the receiving end of some extreme weather — and extreme weather alerts — lately.
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Why Philly's official temperature is taken at the airport

With a heat wave looming, here's where those temperature measurements are taken.

Barry drenches Gulf Coast, but initially spares New Orleans

A weakened Barry inundated the Gulf Coast but appears unlikely to deluge New Orleans as it slowly advances.

‘It’s powerful’: Tropical storm starts lashing Louisiana

People are stocking up on food and water, filling sandbags and preparing to hunker down as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans and other parts of Louisiana and Mississippi.

Drenching storms blamed for 3 deaths in Southeast Pa., tornado in South Jersey

It took Berks County rescuers more than five hours to find the woman and her son after she called 911 for help.

Rain and storm surge from tropical storm Barry could inundate New Orleans

Tropical Storm Barry is causing flood concerns for New Orleans because of torrential rain and storm surge.

Barry’s remnants could affect Philadelphia area next week

Generating "life threatening" conditions on the Gulf Coast, Barry has become the second named tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, and its remnants could affect the Philadelphia region next week.

After wettest year on record for Pa., N.J., flood watch in effect and ‘Hurricane Barry’ may be a factor

A flash flood watch has been issued for much of the Philadelphia area starting at 2 p.m.

Gulf storm, potential super soaker is likely to become Hurricane Barry in coming days

It’s all but certain that a cosmically soggy mass about 150 miles east-southeast of New Orleans will become the second named storm of the Atlantic Basin hurricane season by Thursday night.

Philadelphia area under air quality alert

The alert is due to higher-than-normal concentrations of ground-level pollution.

That D.C. deluge: Could it happen in the Philadelphia area? Yes, and it has.

That Washington deluge evidently received a huge assist from human activity. We have seen it happen often around here, and will again. Heavy rains are possible Thursday.

In South Jersey, residents still displaced — and cleaning up — after mid-June storm

Residents in three South Jersey counties continue to assess damages and make repairs after heavy rains flooded the area two weeks ago.

Weak tornado in New Jersey overturns parked car but causes no injuries

Weather officials said the maximum 70-mph twister touched down shortly after 2 p.m. in an industrial park.

Tornado touches down at NJ building, flips car, damages roof

A weak tornado has touched down at a commercial building in New Jersey, flipping over a car and causing roof damage before dissipating, authorities said.

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