Heat Wave

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AAA: Excessive Heat Could Harm Your Car

Six days of scorching weather and an end is in sight. But it’s still hot. People around Baltimore describe how they’re dealing with the heat as they anticipate those cooler temps.



Coast Guard Helps Woman With Heat Exhaustion

A woman suffering from heat exhaustion on a sailboat near Annapolis has been taken to the hospital.


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WEATHER BLOG: Heat Wave Presses On

The heat wave we’ve been dealing with this week will last for a few more days, although we’re going to see some thunderstorm activity begin to creep into the picture, too.


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Worcester County Cancels Burn Ban

Worcester County has canceled a burn ban that has been in effect since the first week in July.



Heat Wave Affecting Chesapeake Bay

While heat waves like the one we’re currently sweltering in have impacts on land, it’s also being felt on the water.


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Heat Wave & No Rain Stunting Crops At Md. Farms

The heat, combined with a lack of rain, is causing serious problems for some Maryland growers.


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WEATHER BLOG: Another Heat Wave Begins; Temps Dip To 80s By Friday Due To Cold Front

The heat has arrived, once again. We started our next heat wave today. Our high hit 95 degrees at BWI-Marshall this afternoon. We will only drop to the mid 70s overnight before going right back up to the mid 90s again tomorrow.


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Extreme Heat Blamed For Road Damage

The record heat created major problems on local roads.


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Heat Wave Claims 13 Lives; Marylanders Look Forward To Cooler Temperatures

The heat wave that hit the Mid-Atlantic is showing some signs of letting up with relatively cooler temperatures this week. But the region is still seeing the cumulative effects of the extreme heat. Thirteen people have now died of heat-related illnesses during this stretch of brutally hot days, many of them in Baltimore City.


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Number Of Deaths During Heat Wave Rises To 13

The Maryland health department is reporting that the death toll in this heat wave now stands at 13.



Temps Across U.S. Cool Slightly But It’s Still Hot

The heat that blanketed much of the U.S. began to ease up from unbearable to merely very hot Sunday as temperatures from the Midwest to the East Coast dropped from highs above 100 degrees down to the 90s.


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More Than 5,000 Still Lack Power In Maryland

Thousands of residents in the mid-Atlantic region still remain without power more than a week after deadly summer storms struck the area.