Preakness Weekend Festivities Kick Off With Black-Eyed Susan DayPreakness weekend is underway with Black-Eyed Susan Day shining the spotlight on fillies and mares.
Near-Record Heat For Preakness Stakes Another Test For EpicenterThe forecast calls for a high of 94 degrees Fahrenheit for Saturday afternoon, with just a slight dip before the 7:01 p.m. EDT post time for the 147th running of the Preakness. The record is 96, set in 1934 when High Quest won the race.
Hogan Responds To Increased Heating Costs With Enhanced Benefits To Assistance ProgramsIn response to the nationwide rise in heating costs, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Friday that recipients of the state's utility and electric assistance program will be provided enhanced benefits.
City-Run Health Clinic In Druid Heights Flagged For Dead Rodents, Substandard Conditions In New OIG ReportDead rodents, water leaks and HVAC problems that could potentially spoil medical tests are just some of the problems plaguing the Baltimore City Health Department's Druid Sexual Health Clinic in Druid Heights, according to a new report by the Office of the Inspector General.
For The Third Day In A Row, Some Baltimore City Schools Were Forced To Dismiss Early Due To Lack Of Air ConditioningFirst it was the pandemic, now it's these summer-like temperatures, interrupting learning for thousands of students.
How Extreme Heat Hits Our Most Vulnerable Communities The HardestA recent study from the University of California, San Diego, found that low-income neighborhoods and communities with high Black, Hispanic and Asian populations experience significantly more heat than wealthier and predominantly white neighborhoods.
Baltimore Schools Continue To Deal With Heat And No Air ConditionersWJZ reported two weeks ago at the start of school, there were 31 schools with early dismissals. That number: down to 27 today as the district continues repairs and improvements.
Baltimore City Public Schools With No Air Conditioning Will Close Early On TuesdayOn Tuesday, September 14, Baltimore City Public Schools that don't have air conditioning or have units under repair will have an early release at 12 p.m.
Maryland Weather: Another Day Of Heat Advisories Across The RegionMore heat advisories are going into effect across Maryland on Thursday.
Maryland Weather: Heat Advisory Issued For SaturdayBaltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Letita Dzirasa has extended the Code Red Extreme Heat alert through July 17.
Baltimore City Declares Code Red Extreme Heat Alert Through Wednesday, Opens Cooling CentersAs the heat index could reach 105 degrees Tuesday and as temperatures rise in the Baltimore region, city health officials have issued a Code Red Extreme Heat Alert for Tuesday and Wednesday.
Officials Urge Residents To Take Necessary Precautions As Temperatures Rise Across The RegionAnother day of scorching heat across Baltimore with temperatures reaching the upper 90s. A code red heat advisory is in effect in the city and cooling centers have opened up to try to protect residents from the heat.
Maryland Weather: Baltimore Issues 'Code Red' Alert, Wednesday Forecasted To Be Hottest Day Of The WeekThe National Weather Service is predicting dangerous heat indices for the Baltimore region for the beginning of the work week.
The Heat Is On: Marylanders Try To Keep Cool As Temperatures Continue To RiseWith temperatures topping out in the upper 90S, Maryland is feeling the heat.
Weather Blog: Heat WaveNo way to sugar coat this: it is going to be hot and even hotter for the next four days.