Extreme heat can be dangerous for people and pets. It can also cause utility disruptions and severe storms. Extreme heat is occurring more often due to climate change.
Learn how you can stay safe and what the City is doing to address extreme heat.
Some people and places are at greater risk during extreme heat.
Even healthy adults can get sick during very hot weather. Know the symptoms of heat sickness and be ready to treat it.
Human activity is changing the climate. The City is taking action to address the risks posed to Philadelphia.
Tools to help you stay cool, information about getting help to pay your utility bill, and other heat resources in Philadelphia.