Heat

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Joe DeStio
July 07, 2020 - 1:17 pm
Several days of temperatures in the 90’s have started to take a toll on Pittsburgh infrastructure.
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KDKA Radio Staff
July 07, 2020 - 7:19 am
High temperatures in the mid 90s are expected all week and the heat can be dangerous for animals in vehicles.
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Andrew Limberg
Andrew Limberg
July 06, 2020 - 2:09 pm
Hot, humid weather will continue this week in the Pittsburgh area.
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July 19, 2019 - 3:43 pm
With high temperatures in the 90's this weekend and the heat index over 100, medical experts are telling anyone outdoors to pay attention to the early signs of heat-related illness and stay hydrated.
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Pittsburgh Public Safety and city medical personnel are gearing up to beat the heat, and help residents beat it too.
Joe DeStio
Joe DeStio
July 18, 2019 - 2:03 pm
“We have not had a heat event like this for several years,” according to Public Safety Director Wendell Hissrich.
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A new state law takes effect Monday that gives some legal protection to anyone who rescues a child from inside a hot vehicle.
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Joe DeStio
July 15, 2019 - 11:01 am
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – A new state law takes effect Monday that gives some legal protection to anyone who rescues a child from inside a hot vehicle. Fifty-one children nationwide died last year from pediatric vehicular heatstroke, according to AAA East Central. “Sunshine streaming...
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Wahl Family Heating, Cooling & Plumbing
Lynne Hayes-Freeland
January 23, 2019 - 11:56 am
Wahl Family Heating, Cooling & Plumbing is giving away a brand new Rheem furnace with complete installation to a family experiencing financial hardship.
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The hottest temperatures of the summer are here, in September. The heatwave has prompted many schools around the area to dismiss classes early, including Pittsburgh Public Schools where only 10 of their 54 buildings have air conditioning.
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Andrew Limberg
Several area school districts are planning early dismissals amid this week’s heat and humidity.
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