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Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued in Baltimore metro area for Wednesday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Wednesday, August 25, for the Baltimore metro area. A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung diseases and the …


Weather

Storms possible in Baltimore metro area on Friday, heat index to hit 107 degrees

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Friday the 13th will likely be hot and stormy in the Baltimore area. Scattered severe thunderstorms are possible from late Friday morning through the evening hours. The primary threat will be damaging wind gusts downing trees and power lines in some areas. The heat index is expected to top out at around 107 degrees. A Heat Advisory and Code …


Heat Advisory, Code Orange issued for Friday in Baltimore area

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory and the Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for the Baltimore metro area on Friday. Heat index values of 105 to 108 degrees are expected through the afternoon and early evening hours. Isolated severe storms along with isolated instances of flash flooding are possible …

Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued for Thursday in Baltimore area

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert Thursday for the Baltimore metro area. A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung diseases and the elderly. The effects …

Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued for Monday in Baltimore area

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Monday for the Baltimore metro area. A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung diseases and the elderly. The …

Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued in Baltimore area for Friday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Friday for the Baltimore metro area. A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung diseases, and the elderly. The …

Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued for Baltimore area as West Coast wildfire smoke moves across Mid-Atlantic

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for the Nottingham area for Tuesday, July 27th. After a brief respite thanks to a passing cold front, smoke from the West Coast wildfires will once again be moving into the area. A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution concentrations within the …

West Coast wildfire smoke making its way into Maryland skies

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The skies in Maryland have become a bit more hazy in recent days. The National Weather Service says this is due to smoke from the U.S. wildfires, which is getting transported across the country via the jet stream. The massive Bootleg Fire in Oregon has scorched an area larger than Los Angeles, and is so large and is burning …