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October 2, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Blistering October Day Puts DC in Record Books

Washington, D.C. reached its hottest October temperature ever recorded, according to Capital Weather Gang. As of 2 p.m. Wednesday, temperatures hit 98 degrees. The previous record for the month was 96 degrees on Oct. 5, 1941.  This is all just nuts:* DC's high so far is 98, new Oct heat record by 2F. 40% of […]

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June 12, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Interfaith Works Offers Cooling Centers To Avoid Heat Exhaustion

There were roughly a dozen people that took shelter in the Men’s Sleeping Room at Interfaith Works, 8106 Georgia Ave., as temperatures climbed to the upper 90s in Silver Spring early Monday. The temperature in Silver Spring reached a high of 92 degrees on Monday, according to the National Weather Service.  Tuesday’s forecast predicts a […]

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June 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Officials Warn Residents About Heat-Related Dangers

Montgomery County officials are urging residents take precautions to protect themselves, children and pets against heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion with the increase in temperatures, according to a news release. Officials are also urging residents to check on their elderly neighbors who may be isolated to be sure they are not […]

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September 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Brookside Gardens Butterfly Exhibit Closing Early Thursday

The Brookside Gardens Wings of Fancy Butterfly Exhibit will close early today. According to the Montgomery Parks Twitter page, the last tickets will be sold at noon and the exhibit will close at 1 p.m. due to high temperatures and humidity. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures are expected to hit highs well above […]

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August 29, 2016 | Staff Writer

Brookside Gardens Wings of Fancy Exhibit Closing Early Due to High Temperatures

The Brookside Gardens Wings of Fancy Exhibit will close early today. According to the Montgomery Parks Twitter page, the last tickets will be sold at noon and the exhibit will close at 1 p.m. due to high temperatures and humidity. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures in the region are expected to hit highs […]

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