WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware, along with several other states, will experience excessive heat over the weekend and into next week. The National Weather Service issued an Excessive Heat Warning for most of Delaware and a Heat Advisory for Delaware’s beaches, which begin Sunday, July 19, at noon through Monday, July 20, at 8:00 p.m. The severe weather may […]
DOVER, Del. – Delaware, along with many other states, is in an extended heatwave with the most dangerous days to come. The National Weather Services issued an Excessive Heat Warning through Sunday night for the entire state, and the state also issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert. Delawareans and visitors are advised to be aware of the […]
DOVER – The Division of Public Health (DPH) is asking Delaware residents to prepare for extreme heat this week and prevent heat-related illness as temperatures rise. Temperatures are expected to reach the upper 90s through the weekend, with the heat index values as high as 110 degrees. The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive […]
As many Delawareans head outside for Fourth of July festivities, the Division of Public Health (DPH) encourages Delaware residents to prepare for extreme heat early this week and prevent heat-related illness as temperatures rise. Temperatures are expected to reach the mid-90s through Tuesday, with the heat index values as high as 105 degrees.
While temperatures will again climb into the 90s this weekend, heat indexes (‘feels-like’ temperatures) are predicted to soar to over 100 degrees. With the National Weather Service’s Excessive Heat Warning continuing through 9 pm. Sunday for New Castle County, the Division of Public Health (DPH) is urging residents statewide to take precautions and preventive measures in the extreme heat conditions. Hot weather can cause heat exhaustion, heat stroke, and severe respiratory conditions, which can be fatal.