Heat Related Deaths
Maryland health officials say there have now been four heat-related deaths in the state this summer.
Four new deaths in Maryland are linked to this summer’s oppressive heat. Excessive temperatures for days on end and power outages from the derecho packed a one-two punch. This summer is now the second deadliest on record.
Deadly summer. High heat claims more lives in Maryland.
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.
Americans this week will get a reprieve from the stifling heat that has blanketed much of the country as temperatures begin approaching normal from the Midwest to the East Coast.
This unusually hot weather is taking its toll.
Maryland health authorities say four more deaths have been linked to the hot weather, bringing the total for the season to 25.
Last week’s heat wave scorched the Baltimore area, leaving three people in Maryland dead.
Maryland health officials say three people died from heat-related conditions last week.
The temperatures are expected to be so high Wednesday that Baltimore City and Baltimore County schools have already announced they’re closing early. The heat has already turned deadly in Maryland.