County Issues Hyperthermia Alert Tuesday

The National Weather Service predicts scattered showers and thunderstorms with high temperatures in the 90s Tuesday afternoon. Montgomery County is under a Hyperthermia Alert from 1 to 5 p.m.

The county issues a hyperthermia alert when the temperatures are expected to reach 95 degrees or higher. People should take precautions to protect themselves, and their pets, against heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and exhaustion.

Young children, the elderly and pets should never be left in parked vehicles during hot weather.

If you have a concern about the heat-related safety of a person or pet, call the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000.


Montgomery County Under Hyperthermia Alert Until 6 P.M.

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