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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' John Rawlins
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  • Click play to watch Nora Muchanic's report
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  • Click play to watch Sarah Bloomquist's report
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  • Heat Death
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • Save on cooling costs with easy tips
  • Easy tips to cut cooling costs
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lifestyle, money saving, heat wave, saving with 6abc, amy buckman
  • Heat Death
  • Health officials in Delaware say a New Castle County man who was found unresponsive Wednesday is the state's first heat-related death of the year.
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delaware news, new castle county news, heat wave, local/state
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Eva Pilgrim at Lincoln Financial Field.
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  • Heat Death
  • Philadelphia is reporting its first heat-related death of the current heat wave.
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  • Officials tell Action News four people suffered heat exhaustion while working with tar heated over 400 degrees on the roof of Chichester Middle School in Delaware County.
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  • The Health Department in Philadelphia and surrounding counties continue to warn people to be cautious and take the excessive heat seriously.
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lifestyle, heat wave, severe weather, healthcheck, ali gorman, r.n.
  • This time of year, Steve Eory is a popular guy and people are happy to see him.
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new jersey news, burlington county news, heat wave, local/state, nora muchanic
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Annie McCormick
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  • The elderly are finding ways to stay cool in this extreme heat.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • Click play to watch Katherine Scott's report from Action News
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Ali Gorman
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  • With July fourth expected to be the first day of our next heat wave, knowing how to keep cool is vitally important.
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lifestyle, heat wave, healthcheck, ali gorman, r.n.
  • Temperatures in Death Valley - the legendary hottest place on Earth - at least tied a record Sunday as a heat wave brought triple-digit highs across the West.
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las vegas, nevada, arizona, california, heat wave, severe weather, national/world
  • Mike Bouse of Henderson, Nev., shades himself with an umbrella as he floats in the waters along Boulder Beach at Lake Mead, Saturday, June 29, 2013 near Boulder City, Nev. Bouse and his wife planned to spend most of the day in and out of the water to escape the heat in the Las Vegas area where Saturdays daytime high was expected to reach 117 degrees, the citys all-time high. It was 108 at noon Saturday in Sin City. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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california, las vegas, nevada, arizona, heat wave, severe weather, national/world
  • A heat wave hitting Alaska may not rival the blazing heat of Phoenix or Las Vegas, but to residents of the 49th state, the days of hot weather feel like a stifling oven - or a tropical paradise.
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alaska, heat wave, national/world
  • As 2012 began, winter in the U.S. went AWOL. Spring and summer arrived early with wildfires, blistering heat and drought. And fall hit the eastern third of the country with the ferocity of Superstorm Sandy.
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blizzard, hurricanes and tropical storms, heat wave, wild fire, national/world
  • Hot summer sun
  • This probably comes as no surprise: Federal scientists say July was the hottest month ever recorded in the Lower 48 states, breaking a record set during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s.
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global warming, heat wave, national/world
  • Summer camps cope with high heat
  • Click play to watch Chad Pradelli's report from Action News at 5:00 p.m.
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philadelphia, heat wave, children, local/state
  • Summer camps cope with high heat
  • Many camps had the difficult task of keeping campers cool on one of the hottest days of the year.
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philadelphia, heat wave, children, delaware county, local/state, chad pradelli
  • Keeping those air conditioners cranking isn't just about staying comfortable, but it's also a way to stay safe.
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heat wave, money saving, saving with 6abc, alicia vitarelli
  • Dry conditions at local farms
  • Click play to watch Nora Muchanic's report from Action News at 5:30 p.m.
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new jersey, drought, heat wave, burlington county, local/state
  • Dry conditions at local farms
  • A combination of blistering heat and little rain is creating difficulty for farmers throughout the tri-state area.
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new jersey, drought, heat wave, burlington county, local/state, nora muchanic
  • Click play to watch Alicia Vitarelli's report
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  • An eastern Pennsylvania coroner says the husband of a woman who died Monday of hyperthermia has also died of heat-related illness.
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  • Click play to watch Katherine Scott's report
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  • Americans in much of the country are getting a slight break from the oppressive heat on Sunday.
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  • Two more deaths in Philadelphia have been attributed in part to the heat wave now in its 10th day.
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  • The area is bracing for more brutal temperatures as we approach the climactic weekend of the heat wave.
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heat wave, philadelphia, local/state, john rawlins
  • Window washer in Center City Philadelphia
  • Click play to watch the photo essay from Action News photojournalist Olga DeJesus and video editor Matt Adamchak.
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  • When extremely warm temperatures during a heat wave are upon us, elderly people are are especially at risk.
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heat wave, healthcheck, ali gorman, r.n.
  • It is day 8 of the area heat wave, and it's one of the hottest yet. The current heat streak could extend for 11 days which would make it the longest heat wave since the summer of 1999.
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heat wave, pennsylvania, new jersey, delaware, local/state
  • Nearly 86,000 residents in NJ were still without power on Monday, and some may not be restored until Friday.
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new jersey, atlantic county, cumberland county, power outage, severe weather, heat wave, local/state
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • Families across the area are in search of cool activities to escape the stifling temperatures
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  • Click play to watch live team coverage from Action News at noon
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new jersey, atlantic county, cumberland county, power outage, severe weather, heat wave, local/state
  • Damage from summer storms
  • Summer thunderstorms ripped through parts of the area this weekend, causing falling trees and other severe damage.
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new jersey, severe weather, atlantic county, cumberland county, power outage, heat wave, local/state