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What to know about the region's air quality

You might be surprised at where the region ranks for air quality, according to ABC7's Ryan Miller.

Wednesday - 07/02/2014, 05:05am EDT

Tags: Ryan Miller, paula wolfson, air quality, Meteorologist, Code yellow, Code Red

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 Red, AAA Mid-Atlantic, Hank Silverberg, metropolitan council of governments, Lon Anderson, air quality

Temps in the upper 90s: Heat advisory extended to Thursday

The National Weather Service put a heat advisory in effect from noon to 10 p.m. Wednesday. Temperatures hit the mid- to upper 90s, and felt like 100 to 105 degrees. The forecast calls for another scorcher on Thursday. Another heat advisory goes into effect from noon to 10 p.m. Thursday.

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 06:29pm EDT

Tags: heat advisory, National Weather Service,


Blog: Running in the muck

After last week's blog appeared, I got an e-mail from an old friend. The subject line said it all: "A Marathon? ARE YOU NUTS!"

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 05:49am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, on the run,

Code Yellow air quality alert issued for Monday

The air quality for Monday has been downgraded from a Code Orange to a Code Yellow.

Monday - 06/11/2012, 05:37am EDT

Tags: Prince Georges County Fire, heat, air quality, weather