This is one of the hottest days of the year. At 1 p.m., our temperature was already up to 100 degrees.
Expect temperatures to top out no lower than 90 over the next few days, with an uptick in the humidity and a good chance for some thunderstorms over the weekend.
Families across Maryland continue to pick up the pieces from Friday night’s deadly storms.
More than 100,000 frustrated BGE customers are still waiting for relief Tuesday. One of the big problems: large trees are still sitting on top of power lines. Powerful winds knocked them over during Friday’s storm. It’s making things very difficult for workers trying to restore electricity.
Day three and the lights are still out for tens of thousands. The heat turned deadly as cleanup continues around the region from this monstrous storm.
Federal employees in the Washington area will once again have the option of taking the day off.
A tractor-trailer crashed into a jersey wall on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge during a powerful thunderstorm in which winds approached 80 mph.
Lightning from a thunderstorm that swept through Maryland struck a home in Frederick County, starting a fire.
It definitely started to warm up Wednesday, even more than we originally expected. We will top out Wednesday afternoon near 90 degrees. The northwesterly wind is keeping the dewpoints/humidity very low for now, but all that is going to change.
We hit 100 degrees yesterday. That ties the old record, last set in 1923. It was the hottest day since July 29 of last year, when we hit 101 degrees.
The high humidity/dewpoints continue, making it feel like 100-105 degrees this afternoon.
Summer officially arrives at 7:09 p.m. This marks the time that the sun is at its highest in the sky, giving us the most time of sunlight that we will get all year long. And it’s going to feel like summer out there.