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July 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Rockville Twilight Road Race Canceled Due to Heat Wave

The Rockville Rotary, in coordination with the city of Rockville, has canceled this Saturday’s Rockville Rotary Twilight Runfest 8K and Family Fun Run, due to predictions of extreme heat. The safety of runners, staff, volunteers and spectators is the event organizers’ highest priority. Organizers hope to revise and reschedule the event for fall, if possible. […]

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July 18, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Alerta sobre temperaturas peligrosas hasta el domingo

El Servicio Nacional de Meteorología ha emitido una alerta de calor excesivo para el Condado de Montgomery y las áreas circundantes desde la mañana del viernes hasta la tarde del domingo. Se espera que las temperaturas escalen hasta los tres dígitos. El índice de calor, que influye en la humedad, puede alcanzar de 110 a […]

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July 18, 2019 | Michelle Queen

The Heat is On: Dangerous Temperatures Through Sunday

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for Montgomery County and surrounding areas from Friday morning through Sunday evening. It is going to be a scorcher with temperatures expected to climb to triple digits. The heat index, which factors in the humidity, may reach as high as 110 to 115 degrees each […]

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July 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

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Dangerous Heat Expected Through the Weekend

The National Weather Service (NWS) expects the heat to be dangerously high for the next several days with temperatures in the triple digits. The heat will likely peak this weekend. The area is under a NWS heat advisory today from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with heat index values expected to reach 105 degrees. Montgomery […]

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June 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Beat the Heat During the Dog Days of Summer

With high temperatures forecast to remain in the 90s for the next week, finding ways to stay cool and taking precautions to avoid heat-related illness this summer are essential. The heat can be especially dangerous for those at risk including the elderly, the young, those with existing medical conditions and those that work outdoors. The  […]

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May 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 17, in Montgomery County

1. Heat Wave: The National Weather Service is predicting the start of some hot days with temperatures expected to rise into the 90s today. A code orange air quality alert has also been issued for Montgomery County. 2. Assignment Education: Farmland and Ronald McNair elementary schools will be honored today by State Superintendent Karen Salmon as part of her […]

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September 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 7, in Montgomery County

UPDATED It’s going to be a hot one as this heat wave continues. Here are five more things to know today, Sept. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. WSSC is scheduled to hold a public hearing about its proposed CIP in Rockville later today. 2. A recognition ceremony is planned for Montgomery County Public Library’s Career […]

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July 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

Five Things to Know Today, July 25, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 25, in Montgomery County: 1. The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory today from noon until 8 p.m.  The Heat Index may reach 109 degrees. 2. The Democratic National Convention takes place this week in Philadelphia and three Montgomery County Councilmembers have been elected to […]

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July 23, 2016 | Staff Writer

Tips for Staying Cool During this Heat Wave

Are you ready for high temperatures and humidity? This is the kind of weather that makes our summers infamous. The National Weather Service is warning that a heat wave will impact our area Friday – Sunday. Local health officials have posted some tips for staying cool on the county’s website. “Summer heat can be dangerous, […]

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July 13, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Maryland’s Office of Preparedness and Response to Hold Extreme Heat Twitter Chat

Looking to beat the heat? The Maryland Office of Preparedness and Response is scheduled to host an “Extreme Heat” Twitter chat today at 1 p.m. Local, state, and federal officials will provide advice on how to stay safe during extreme temperatures. Follow along using #HeatChat. The day of our #TwitterChat is here! Join us @ […]

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