Heat advisory already put in place for Tuesday across Pennsylvania

UPDATES: Heat advisories have also been put in place across Western Maryland and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. Those run, as well, from 12 noon until 8pm on Tuesday.


17 June 2024- The National Weather Service is warning of high heat across all of Central Pennsylvania this week, beginning on Tuesday.

A heat advisory has been posted for all of Central Pennsylvania, including but not limited to Franklin, Fulton, Cumberland, and Adams Counties as heat indexes are set to run between 95 and 100 degrees in valley locations during the daytime on Tuesday.

That advisory remains in effect, at least as of right now, between 12 noon and 8pm on Tuesday. The heatwave, the NWS emphasizes, is expected to continue through next week with the hottest temperatures of the summer so far.

As per many advisories from the National Weather Service and other organizations, everyone is reminded to drink plenty of fluids, stay out of the sun as much as possible, and to stay in an air-conditioned room. Many organizations have already cancelled or toned down outdoor work, including West Penn Power. Full details from West Penn are available HERE.