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Region's air quality improves, despite hot summer

Even though there were eight days with temperatures over 100 degrees and 52 days over 90 degrees in 2012 -- making it the third hottest summer on record -- the region only had three Code Red days and 16 Code Orange days.

Tuesday - 09/25/2012, 06:53am EDT

Tags: Code Orange, AAA Mid-Atlantic, Hank Silverberg, metropolitan council of governments, Lon Anderson, air quality

Pets suffer in the summer heat too

Temps can be brutal around the D.C. area this time of year for humans. But what about pets?

Sunday - 06/03/2012, 06:36am EDT

Tags: pets, dogs, cats, weather, heat,