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Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 1:15 AM Jul. 15, 2024 – National Weather Service
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM
EDT MONDAY...
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...For the Excessive Heat Warning, dangerously hot
conditions with heat index values up to 112 expected. For the
Excessive Heat Watch, dangerously hot conditions with heat
index values up to 112 possible.

* WHERE...Portions of central, northeast, northern and southern
Maryland, The District of Columbia and central and northern
Virginia.

* WHEN...For the Excessive Heat Warning, from 11 AM to 8 PM EDT
Monday. For the Excessive Heat Watch, from Tuesday morning
through Tuesday evening.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat and humidity will significantly
increase the potential for heat related illnesses,
particularly for those working or participating in outdoor
activities.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Very warm and humid conditions will persist
into the overnight hours. Ensure to stay hydrated and find ways
to stay cool.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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 9 1 1.

&&

Excessive Heat Watch
Issued: 1:15 AM Jul. 15, 2024 – National Weather Service
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM
EDT MONDAY...
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...For the Excessive Heat Warning, dangerously hot
conditions with heat index values up to 112 expected. For the
Excessive Heat Watch, dangerously hot conditions with heat
index values up to 112 possible.

* WHERE...Portions of central, northeast, northern and southern
Maryland, The District of Columbia and central and northern
Virginia.

* WHEN...For the Excessive Heat Warning, from 11 AM to 8 PM EDT
Monday. For the Excessive Heat Watch, from Tuesday morning
through Tuesday evening.

* IMPACTS...Extreme heat and humidity will significantly
increase the potential for heat related illnesses,
particularly for those working or participating in outdoor
activities.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Very warm and humid conditions will persist
into the overnight hours. Ensure to stay hydrated and find ways
to stay cool.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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 9 1 1.

&&

Air Quality Alert
Issued: 9:00 PM Jul. 14, 2024 – National Weather Service
...AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR MONDAY JULY 15 2024...

The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code
ORANGE Air Quality Alert Monday for the Maryland suburban DC region.

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 be minimized by
avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

For more information on ground-level ozone
and fine particles visit the web site
mde.maryland.gov/programs/air/AirQualityMonitoring/Pages/index.aspx.

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