Health, Weather

Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued for Nottingham area for Wednesday

UPDATE: The Maryland Department of the Environment says smoke from the West Coast wildfires will contribute to Wednesday’s Code Orange Air Quality Alert. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Wednesday for the Baltimore metro area. A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution concentrations …


Health, Weather

Heat Advisory issued for Saturday in Nottingham area, heat index expected to hit 107

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for the Nottingham area. The advisory will be in effect from noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday. Heat index values of 105–107 degrees are expected in Baltimore City and in portions of Baltimore County. Residents are urged to drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of …


Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued for Baltimore area for Friday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for the Baltimore metro area for Friday. 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 of air pollution can …

Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued for Baltimore area for Thursday

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 …

Storms possible in Nottingham area on Wednesday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Stormy weather is possible in the Nottingham area on Wednesday. The National Weather Service says hot and humid conditions continue on Wednesday, with highs expected to reach into the mid-90s. Forecasters say there is a chance for afternoon/evening showers and thunderstorms, especially in the metropolitan areas. Some storms may become severe with the greatest impact being damaging winds. Residents …

Heat index of 105 likely in Baltimore area on Monday, slight chance for storms

UPDATE: A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for Monday afternoon and evening. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The heat is on! The National Weather Service says to expect hot and humid conditions in the Baltimore area on Monday, with heat index values climbing to around 105 degrees in many spots Monday afternoon. There is also a slight chance for …