Summer temperatures may be winding down, but the battle over air conditioning in Baltimore County schools is heating up. Parents complain too many schools turn into ovens when the mercury rises.
Maryland health authorities say 32 people have died due to extreme heat so far this year.
State health authorities say last week’s heat contributed to the deaths of 11 people, raising the total for the season to more than 20.
After a day of temperatures that not only set records for the date, but set “ALL TIME RECORDS” for city and state… we are looking at another day of sweltering heat.
While yesterday provided many areas with “token relief” from the heat, the next few days should bring the Eastern region the summer’s hottest weather thus far. In fact, the next three days are looking more and more like the three-day period between July 5 and 7 of last year, when the temperature in most of the larger cities reached 100 on at least two of those three days.
The heat wave is creating unhealthy air quality for sensitive groups across much of Maryland.
Maryland State Police says troopers will be looking out for stranded motorists as a heat wave blankets the area.
It’s heating up today, but even hotter air is coming our way later this week.
Another hot one, but cooler air is on the way.
The same front that we have been dealing with will be in the viewing area today allowing for a shower or thunderstorm.
Our most recent round of showers and thunderstorms during the night have produced some heavy rain.
The regional radar mosaic early Thursday morning is showing a few weak echoes that are trying to creep into the area from the south and west.