Philadelphia schools are closing at 12 p.m. tomorrow due to heat and high humidity.
A School District of Philadelphia announcement reads:
“According to the National Weather Service, temperatures are expected to again soar to the upper 90’s tomorrow in Philadelphia. The expected extreme weather coupled by the high humidity levels could create a situation in which heat illness is possible The District is taking this heat warning seriously by closing schools, which includes early childhood programs, at 12:00 p.m. tomorrow, Monday June 11, 2012. At the 12:00 p.m. dismissal time, routine transportation will occur for students.”
District-run after-school programs will also be closed. Visit www.philasd.org or call 215-400-INFO (4636) for any updates.