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Heat index of 105, isolated storms possible on Thursday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Thursday will be oppressively hot and humid with the chance for isolated storms in the Nottingham area. The National Weather Service says a severe thunderstorm capable of producing damaging wind gusts is possible on Thursday afternoon and evening. Isolated severe thunderstorms or instances of flash flooding are possible during the afternoon and evening hours on Friday and into early …


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

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Thursday, August 26, 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 …


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 …

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 …