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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 …


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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 …


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 issued for Baltimore area on Thursday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The heat wave continues throughout Maryland on Thursday.  The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for the Baltimore area. The advisory will be in effect from noon until 8 p.m. as the heat index is expected to reach 105 to 110 degrees. A Code Orange Air Quality Alert is also in effect. Extreme heat and humidity will …

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 …

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for Baltimore area

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the Baltimore area. The watch will remain in effect until 9 p.m. on Wednesday. Scattered severe thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts and isolated, large hail are possible. Isolated instances of flash flooding are possible through Wednesday evening. A Heat Advisory is also in effect until 8 p.m. on …

Heat Advisory, Excessive Heat Watch issued for Wednesday, Thursday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory and an Excessive Heat Watch for the Baltimore metro area. The Heat Advisory will be in effect from noon until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, when heat index values will range from around 100 degrees west of I-95 to around 105 degrees near and east of Interstate 95. The Excessive Heat …

Storms possible, heat index to approach 110 degrees this week

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The heat is on, and a few strong storms are likely to pop up along with it. The National Weather Service says isolated severe thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds and isolated flooding will be possible on Tuesday afternoon.  The heat index is expected to reach 103 degrees on Tuesday. Looking ahead, heat index values of 100 to 109 …