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!
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
Mostly sunny conditions will continue all day.
...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR MONDAY JULY 17...
The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission has issued a code orange air quality alert Monday for The Philadelphia Metro area. A code orange air quality alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children...people suffering from asthma... heart disease or other lung diseases...and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can be minimized by avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors. For more information on ground-level ozone and fine particles...visit http://www.phila.gov/health/units/ams/
Air Conditioning Recommendation
Set To: Cooling mode at your preferred settings, not below 68° for optimum operation.
Set To: Off.
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
Today, wind speeds are 0 to 5 mph, with gusts up to 14 mph.
Today's total precipitation will be 0".
Today, the average humidity is 73%. The dew point is 66° to 71°.
Today, the visibility will be perfectly clear, at 4 to 21 mi.
Today, the average pressure will be 29.91 inHg, and the lowest pressure will be 29.85 inHg.
Today Is: World Emoji Day
Communication in the Internet Age now goes far beyond pressing send on a simple text message. Check your social media feeds or text messages… how many smiley faces, flying hearts, avocados, and unicorns do you see? These iconic little Japanese images, known as emoji, are more popular on the internet today than ever before—so naturally, they have their own special day. Recognized on July 17, World Emoji Day is a holiday that validates our obsession over these ubiquitous graphic icons. While sometimes they may seem silly, according to various psychologists and researchers, they may play a vital role in the way we communicate today. In fact, Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year for 2015 was the “😂” emoji. Light up your friends’ phones with all the emojis you want today — it’s a healthy obsession. 😉