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Air Pollution

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  • Heat relief ! ... (next week)

     
    UPDATE: 12:45 p.m.: The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for all of Maryland except for lower Eastern Shore, effective until 8 p.m. Thursday. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for Garrett County.Also, the...
  • More of the same, plus thunder

     
    More heat, more humidity, more polluted air ... But wait! There's even more!Forecasters out at Sterling say the rising moisture levels in the atmosphere, coupled with a passing low-pressure trough and solar heating should kick off a few scattered...
  • Like crabs in the steamer

     
    Here we go, dear readers, staggering into what could well be some of the hottest, steamiest couple of days this summer. First, the warnings:Excessive Heat Watch: posted for Saturday in Baltimore, Southern Baltimore County, Washington, D.C., Arlington,...
  • July redux ... heat and humidity return

     
    If you liked July's weather in Central Maryland, you're going to love this week's forecast. The National Weather Service is calling for highs in the 90s all week - straight through next Sunday, if they're on target.That would bring the......
  • Heat Advisory issued for Monday, Tuesday

     
    Temperatures in Baltimore are headed for the mid-90s on Memorial Day and even higher on Tuesday. The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for the entire region, effective from noon Monday through 8 p.m. Tuesday. The Heat Index, combining...
  • Record highs possible Weds., Thurs.

     
    If you liked those record highs in the upper 90s last week, you're going to love the middle of this week. Forecasters say with summer-like high pressure settling over the region, Central Maryland can expect high temperatures Wednesday and Thursday......
  • NASA overflights postponed

     
    NASA's plans to send low-flying aircraft over the Baltimore-Washington area to measure air pollution levels have been postponed to allow more time to increase public awareness of the flights.The first test flights of the Discover-AQ campaign were to...
  • More 90s due this week and next

     
    We're getting close to the height of summer heat for Central Maryland, so it's no surprise that forecasters are calling for highs near 90 degrees at BWI-Marshall Airport Tuesday and Wednesday.The heat and strong sun are helping to stoke air pollution........
  • Today's air unhealthy for everyone

     
    Planning to head out for a jog today? Better skip it. Air pollution levels in the Baltimore region Monday are forecast to reach levels considered unhealthy for everyone, not just vulnerable groups such as children, ther elderly and the sick.The......
  • Heat, sunshine depress air quality

     
    All sorts of misery on tap for today if you have to be outdoors in the Baltimore area. First, forecasters out in Sterling are looking for high temperatures in the low 90s this afternoon. Loads of humidity streaming in from......
  • Chinese air pollution: Getting better?

     
    The pictures and videos from the Beijing Olympic village are appalling. The thick smog and frighteningly short visibilities can only hint at what it must be like to breathe that air - much less compete in it at world-class levels.......