Not one, but two babies are dead from two different incidents. Police say they were left inside parked, hot cars.
We will be hot and humid today with a mix of sun and clouds.
While there could be a thunderstorm in a few spots this afternoon or evening, the bulk of today’s late activity should occur north of the Mason-Dixon Line where most of the energy is concentrated.
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Warmer weather is going to be common across much of the Eastern Region over the next few days, as a high pressure system continues to spread out across the Midwest and Great Lakes.
In addition to it being hot and rather humid Friday afternoon with some sunshine, there’ll be a few widely separated showers and a thunderstorm later on.
Extreme heat was followed by severe storms Wednesday, and both caused big problems in Maryland.
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.
Needed showers, then heat to return. A warm front is slowly approaching the state. That front is responsible for the clouds and spotty rain/showers that have broken out today.
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.
The Maryland health department is reporting that the death toll in this heat wave now stands at 13.
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.