People trying to beat the heat
Allentown city pools were free to the public on Saturday, as temperatures flirted with record territory. It's one of the many ways people tried to stay cool.
"It's definitely a blast furnace out here," said Martha Raffaele of Frazier, Chester Co.
Cathy Weinheimer of Sinking Spring is headed to the Shore for some relief.
"And I'm out in this heat, for some ridiculous reason!"," she said.
But even in Atlantic City, temperatures were around the century mark.
"Even to go out to the shore or the pool, I think, you probably don't have enough of a breeze to cool you off when you're not in the water," said Raffaele.
At the Kutztown Folk Festival in Berks Co., crowds were a little lighter. Even the horses got a day off because of the heat. Elijah and Emily Rader have to perform Celtic dances in the sun.
"We go get ice cream from the Virginville Grange, or root beer stand right over by the main stage," said Emily.
For some vendors, like Natalie Warren, hot weather means cooler sales.
"It's a little slower; the crowds are a little bit down this year, but we're sweeping by," she said.
If there's any good news, relief is on the way.
"There is a little bit of a breeze, and it's been picking up, so it hasn't been as bad as I thought it would be," said Weinheimer.
If you can make it to Monday, temperatures are expected to be back in the 80s.
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