Forecasters recorded a high of 89 Tuesday, bringing an official end to the string of temperatures of 90 degrees or more.
A suburban Philadelphia coroner, meanwhile, says heat was a factor in the deaths of two women last week.
Montgomery County Coroner Walter Hofman says a 57-year-old resident of Rockledge was found dead July 2 and a 71-year-old Lansdale resident the following day. Both died of heart disease with heat stress a contributing cause. The Intelligencer of Doylestown ( http://bit.ly/MiHGuz) says neither home had air conditioning.
Officials say the heat wave was a factor in the deaths of at least eight Pennsylvania residents.
Information from: The Intelligencer, http://www.phillyburbs.com