WASHINGTON (AP) — Excessive heat warnings are in effect for the mid-Atlantic region with temperatures expected to feel like 110 degrees in the Baltimore-Washington area.
The National Weather Service says high temperatures are expected to surpass 100 degrees Saturday. And the heat index will be around 110. That means there’s a high risk for heat exhaustion or other illnesses for those outdoors or in places without air conditioning.
The heat warning includes cities from western Maryland to the Eastern Shore and all of Delaware.
Officials in Alexandria, Va., are urging residents to beat the heat by spending time in libraries, recreation centers and at city pools. They are urging residents to stay indoors or in the shade and to drink plenty of water.
The excessive heat warning is in effect until 10 p.m.
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