Heat Advisory Will be in Effect Today for all of Southern Maryland

July 17, 2019

A heat advisory will be in effect from 11 am to 8 pm Wednesday, July 17, 2019, for the following counties:

  • Anne Arundel
  • Calvert
  • Charles
  • Prince Georges
  • St. Mary’s

The national weather service in Baltimore MD/Washington has issued a heat advisory, which is in effect from 11 am to 8 pm Wednesday.

  • Heat index values around 105 degrees with temperatures in the middle 90s and dewpoints in the lower to middle 70s.
  • the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

A Heat Advisory means that a period of high temperatures is expected.

The combination of high temperatures and high humidity will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. 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 light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. 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 911.

4 Responses to Heat Advisory Will be in Effect Today for all of Southern Maryland

  1. Uncle Scam on July 17, 2019 at 1:25 pm

    Amazing that people have to be told to find shade and drink water. “Hi we’re from the government and we’re here to help!”

  2. Green Day on July 17, 2019 at 5:37 pm

    Global Warming is real!

  3. Too stupid to live on July 18, 2019 at 6:38 am

    There you go.

    So for all of you too stupid to come in out of the rain….

    And need the media and TV to run you life, tell you how to think, and even when you can go outside….

    All of these warnings, symbols, and actions are listed.


  4. ziggy on July 18, 2019 at 10:12 am

    some people can’t walk and talk at the same time, they need help!! hell how come the teens are eating cloth detergent, and now nuts are using wasp spray to get high. Really do you think they have enough common sense to come in out of the heat, Hell NO, sad to know we have a LOT of real stupid people in this world