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Friday, March 24th 2023

You control the temperature inside your home or office, but in order to make informed decisions about how to set the thermostat, you need to know what's happening outside!


Today's Weather

About the feels like temperature

Feels Like conveys how warm or cold it feels and can be different from the actual temperature. The Feels Like temperature is affected by humidity and wind.


Today's Weather Summary

Cloudy conditions with periods of rain will continue all day.


Weather Advisory

None.


Air Conditioning Recommendation

Set To: Off.


Heating Recommendation

Set To: Heating mode at your preferred settings.



Today's UV Index

About The UV Index: The World Heath Organization's UV index (UVI) measures ultraviolet radiation. The higher the UVI, the greater the potential for damage, and the faster harm can occur. The UVI can help you decide when to protect yourself from the sun and when to avoid being outside. The WHO recommends using shade, sunscreen, hats, and protective clothing at levels of 3 (Moderate) or higher.



Today's Sun Schedule

Wind

Today, wind speeds are 1 to 7 mph, with gusts up to 19 mph.


Precipitation

Today's total precipitation will be .3".


Humidity

Today, the average humidity is 73%. The dew point is 34° to 56°.


Visibility

Today, the visibility will be perfectly clear, at 9 to 19 mi.


Pressure

Today, the average pressure will be 29.96 inHg, and the lowest pressure will be 29.83 inHg.



Look Ahead



Today Is: National Cheesesteak Day

Every March 24 America pays tribute to one of the all-time classic sandwiches — the cheesesteak. Much like national liberty itself, the cheesesteak is elegant, necessary, pure, and was born in Philadelphia. The cheesesteak rose from humble beginnings in South Philly to the cultural icon it is today: safely secure in the sandwich hall of fame. “Eat (ahem, read) on to celebrate National Cheesesteak Day.”


History Of National Cheesesteak Day

The cheesesteak was created in 1930 when Pat Olivieri, owner of Pat’s King of Steak, and a hot dog vendor, grilled beef and threw in some onions to make a sandwich. This caught the attention of a nearby taxi driver, who proceeded to ask for one too. The rest, as they say, is history.


There are a few disputes to this story, but Pat and Harry Olivieri are predominantly credited with the invention of the cheesesteak sandwich. The cab driver who became interested in the tempting sandwich that Pat was having, stopped to have one for himself. The sandwich was so delicious that the driver suggested that Pat stop selling hot dogs and, instead, start selling this new sandwich.


Perfecting the recipe, the steak sandwich started selling like hotcakes at Olivieri’s hot dog stand near South Philadelphia’s Italian Market. The popularity of the steak sandwich led Pat to open his own eatery — Pat’s King of Steaks. The restaurant is still running successfully today. Interestingly, the original sandwich that Pat had did not have any cheese. According to Olivieri, a manager named Joe Lorenza was the first to add provolone cheese to the sandwiches at one of the restaurants located on Ridge Avenue.


Since then, cheesesteaks have become immensely popular at food carts and restaurants throughout the city. Most of these eateries are owned and run by families, who have their unique spin on cheesesteaks. Several fast-food restaurants also offer their variations of cheesesteaks now. Outside of Philadelphia, the sandwich is commonly known as ‘Philly cheesesteak.’


Source: www.nationaltoday.com



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