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You might be surprised at where the region ranks for air quality, according to ABC7's Ryan Miller.
Long-term exposure to air pollution leads to a higher percentage of the population in Maryland to die prematurely than in any other state, according to a new study on the impact of air quality on health.
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.
The air quality for Monday has been downgraded from a Code Orange to a Code Yellow.
Hi: 84 °F | Lo: 64 °F