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Through the heat and the haze of the Washington region, you can spot some hardcore fitness fanatics running, walking, cycling or playing golf or tennis outside. But there comes a time when it's best to take physical activity inside.
Cooling centers open across the area to help residents cool off as temperatures rise.
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The first Maryland heat-related death of 2013 happened in Howard County, state authorities announced Wednesday.
Whether you believe that climate change is real or not, the fact remains that the summers are getting hotter and the storms are more intense.
A Bermuda high off the Carolinas will funnel hot air into the region for the next several days. Temperatures will be in the 90s.
Warming food and beverages in plastic containers has been a hot topic in recent years. However, experts say it is a warning that should not be ignored.
The term "shelter dogs" can conjure up images of unkempt animals in depressing settings. But that wasn't the case Thursday at Prince George's Animal Management Services.
Despite heat advisories and warnings, officials are still responding to reports of animals being left out in the blazing heat and being left in cars, where temperatures can top 120 degrees.
Maryland health officials say a total of 18 people have died of heat-related causes in the state.