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Heat Wave Continues: Warnings Intensify After 5th Fatality

A fifth heat-related death has been reported in Maryland. And the state health department urges everyone to be careful.


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Md.’s Heat-Related Death Toll Reaches 5 As The Wave Continues

The scorching temperatures claim another life. A fifth heat-related death has been reported in Maryland.


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Code Red Alert: Md. Gets Hit With A Heat Wave

The summer scorcher is causing serious health problems for some in our area.


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Maryland Battles Triple Digit Temperatures, Dangerous Heat

Fighting triple digit heat. Much of Maryland is under a Code Red Heat Alert for the next two days. Emergency cooling centers are open right now in Baltimore and several surrounding counties.


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Utility Crews Making Headway, But Not Fast Enough

Utility crews are struggling to catch up with a backlog of millions of people without electricity for a fourth hot day.


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4 Nursing Homes Without Air Conditioning

The residents of four nursing homes in Maryland are feeling the heat, because they are still without air conditioning in the aftermath of last week’s storm.


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Cooling Centers Open To Help Residents

Baltimore City has opened additional cooling centers after Friday night’s storms left thousands of residents without electricity in nearly 100-degree heat.


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Md. Deals With Record Heat On Thursday

Extreme heat beat down on Maryland Thursday. A heat advisory was in effect but was lifted for most of the state except for Caroline, Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties where the advisory continues until 5 p.m. Friday.



Frederick Opening Cooling Center

The city of Frederick says it’s opening a cooling center to help residents cope with the hot weather.


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City Shifts Pool Hours During Code Red Heat Alert

With a code red heat alert in effect through the weekend, Baltimore’s Department of Recreation and Parks is moving to a rotating swim schedule and opening 12 centers as cooling stations.


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Maryland Cities Open Cooling Centers

Several Maryland cities are opening cooling centers to help residents cope with the extreme summer heat.