A heat advisory will be in effect today from noon until 7 p.m. — strong thunderstorms through tomorrow night can produce torrential rain and ” Arthur” will bring some ought surf and strong rip currents to the Atlantic Beaches through the Independence Day Holiday.
What a beautiful day, weather-wise. Sunshine has filled the sky, combining with low humidity/dew points for a wonderful afternoon.
Extreme heat was followed by severe storms Wednesday, and both caused big problems in Maryland.
This is one of the hottest days of the year. At 1 p.m., our temperature was already up to 100 degrees.
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.
Both Baltimore and Washington have broken records with temperatures soaring beyond 100 degrees.
It’s been a week since a massive storm shut the lights off in Maryland, and thousands are still braving the heat without air conditioning.
Four more heat-related deaths are reported in Maryland. That brings the total number to eight. Five of those are from Baltimore City. Doctors are now warning people to stay out of the sun or find a place to cool off.
Maryland is under a heat advisory, the seventh so far this year. Baltimore City has opened its cooling centers. They will have cool air and free water for residents.
Extreme heat forecasts are prompting Hagerstown city officials to shorten the hours of an outdoor farmers’ market.