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Baltimore to declare Code Red Heat Alert for days

Monday - 7/15/2013, 3:10pm  ET

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Health officials will declare a Code Red Heat Alert beginning Tuesday as temperatures in Baltimore are forecast to be in the upper 90s most of the week.

Baltimore City Commissioner of Health Dr. Oxiris Barbot said Monday that the alert will begin Tuesday and run through at least Friday.

Cooling centers will be open Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Addresses of the cooling centers are available at

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