Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Heat illnesses are possible due to the combination of high temperatures and humidity.
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory Wednesday for Prince George's County and much of the region, in effect from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The heat index is forecast to hit 105°, and highs are expected to be in the upper 90s. Heat illnesses are possible due to the combination of high temperatures and humidity, the NWS cautions. The service warns to never leave small children or pets unattended in vehicles, as temperatures inside can rapidly climb as high as 130 degrees. The forecast calls for partly sunny conditions in Prince George's County with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. The chance of rain is 40 percent. NWS Recommendations During a Heat Advisory For more information, consult the National Weather …
Friday, July 6, 2012
This weekend, forecasters predict that Prince George's and Montgomery counties will be hit with a wave of high temperatures reaching highs of 102 degrees.
If you’re still without power after last weekend’s storm, find an air-conditioned location to hang out this weekend, as forecasters are predicting record-breaking heat. The entire region is under an excessive heat watch. The National Weather Service (NWS) is predicting temperatures may hit highs of between 99 and 102 degrees this weekend in locations throughout Prince George’s and Montgomery counties. But, it could feel like it's about 10 degrees warmer, as the heat index could reach anywhere from 110 to 115 degrees. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for Thursday, warning that heat illnesses may result and residents should to take precautions. In a hazardous weather warning, NWS indicated thunderstorms may hit tonight …
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
It will feel like it's more than 100 degrees this Fourth of July.
Whether you're at a pool, at the beach or planning on attending a Fourth of July parade and fireworks show, it's going to be hot day. The entire Washington, DC, metro region, including Montgomery and Prince George's counties, are under a heat advisory, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Although temperatures will remain between 90 and 100 degrees across the region, the heat index could reach 105 degrees. The heat advisory will remain in effect until 9 p.m. Wednesday evening. "The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible," the forecasters wrote. NWS asks people to stay out of the sun, stay hydrated, cool off in air-conditioning where available …
Monday, May 28, 2012
The National Weather Service says the heat index will make it feel like it will be in the mid 90s.
It's a great day to grill and spend the day with family outdoors. Yet, the National Weather Service warns that residents in the DC metro area should stay hydrated today as forecasters have issued a heat advisory. The temperatures are set to reach a high of 93 degrees, but the heat index will make it feel a few degrees warmer -- stretching it to feel more like it's near 95 degrees. The heat advisory will remain in effect until 9 p.m. this evening.
Thursday, July 28, 2011
It's going to be another hot day in Prince George's County Friday with temperatures reaching at least 100 degrees.
The National Weather Service is forecasting another hot day Friday, with temperatures reaching at least 100 degrees in Prince George's County. A heat advisory will remain in effect from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. as the heat index could reach 109 degrees. The State Highway Administration has alerted motorists to check their vehicles for damage and to make sure all fluids — like motor oil, antifreeze, windshield wiper fluid — are at the correct levels. Residents should also stay hydrated and reschedule exercise or other strenuous activity to the early morning or late evening hours. Here are some other tips to stay cool.
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Prince George’s County has re-opened six cooling centers around the county for a second day. There will be two centers open exclusively for seniors and four for the general public.
With weather like this, who needs E. coli? While our friends across the pond are dealing with a major health crisis today, Metro area residents are battling a crisis of heat. No joke. There’s another heat advisory today with a temperature high of 94 degrees. However, the National Weather Service is also calling for hazardous weather this afternoon, including thunderstorms that could become severe. Prince George’s County has re-opened six cooling centers around the county for a second day. There will be two centers open exclusively for seniors and four for the general public. Cooling centers open for seniors at the following locations: Cooling centers open for general public at the following locations from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.: The PGC…