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Heat Advisory issued for Nottingham area as heat index of 107 expected, storm possible

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for the Nottingham area.

The advisory will be in effect from 11 a.m. through 8 p.m. EDT on Tuesday.

Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.  A heat index of 107 degrees is expected in the Baltimore area.

Residents should drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.

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Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 911.

There is also a slight chance for storms on Tuesday and a Code Orange Air Quality Alert is in effect.

NWS Baltimore Storm Probability 20210706

 

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