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Excessive Heat Watch issued for Friday in Baltimore, heat index of 110 degrees possible

BALTIMORE, MD—The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Watch for Friday in the Baltimore area.  A Heat Advisory has already been issued for Thursday. For Thursday’s Heat Advisory, heat index values of around 105 degrees are expected. For the Excessive Heat Watch on Friday, dangerously hot conditions with heat index values of up to 110 degrees are possible. …


Around Maryland, Health, Weather

Heat Advisory issued for Thursday in Baltimore, heat index to exceed 105 degrees

UPDATE: An Excessive Heat Watch has been issued for Friday in the Baltimore area. Original story below… BALTIMORE, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Thursday in the Baltimore area.  The advisory will be in effect from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on July 27, 2023. Maximum heat index values in the advisory area are expected to be …


Maryland Department of Health announces first reported heat-related death of 2023

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Thursday announced the first reported heat-related death of 2023 in Maryland. The death occurred in Cecil County; the decedent was a male aged 52. “We are very saddened to report our first heat-related death of the season,” said Deputy Secretary for Public Health Services Nilesh Kalyanaraman. “As we experience more hot days like …

Maryland Department of Health urges Marylanders to follow safety tips to avoid heat-related illness this summer

BALTIMORE, MD—With hot and humid conditions becoming more common across the state, the Maryland Department of Health is urging Marylanders to follow safety tips and take precautions to avoid illness during periods of extreme heat. “We remind Marylanders to take precautions to avoid any heat-related illnesses this summer. This includes heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. On extremely hot …

Heat Advisory issued for Tuesday in Baltimore area

BALTIMORE, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for the Baltimore area. The advisory will be in effect until 7 p.m. on Tuesday evening. Forecasters say heat index values of around 105 degrees are expected. Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat-related illnesses to occur. Residents should drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay …

Storms chances to increase in Baltimore area heading into weekend

BALTIMORE, MD—The National Weather Service says a series of active weather days loom ahead in the Baltimore area. Thursday brings hot and humid conditions with heat indices in the 100-105 degree range. A few strong to severe storms and isolated flooding are possible by Thursday afternoon.  A Heat Advisory remains in effect through 8 p.m. on Thursday evening. On Friday …

Heat Advisory issued for Thursday in Baltimore area

BALTIMORE, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Thursday in the Baltimore area. The advisory will be in effect from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on August 4, 2022. Forecasters say heat index values up to 106 expected. Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur. This will be accompanied by increasing shower/thunderstorm chances …

Heat advisory issued for Sunday in Baltimore area

BALTIMORE, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Sunday in the Baltimore area. Heat index values of around 105 degrees are expected, with the highest values occurring along and east of I-95. The advisory will be in effect from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday. Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat-related illnesses to occur. …