City officials are asking Pittsburghers to check in on elderly and at-risk neighbors during this heat wave.  Today’s temperature may be in the 90s.  Residents over 60 years old may go to the City’s senior centers to stay cool: click here for info.

To conserve energy when air conditioners are working overtime, utility companies recommend keeping thermostats set at 78 degrees, or 85 degrees when away, and to wait until evening before using appliances like clothes dryers and dishwashers.