Heat Concerns Prompt Metro To Limit Train SpeedTriple-digit temperatures added to Metro's mounting frustrations Tuesday as the rail service was forced to slow trains to 35 miles per hour on above ground tracks.
Metro Allowing Passengers To Carry On Water Due To High TemperaturesMetro is allowing riders to carry and drink water on its trains and buses due to the heat advisory in effect in the Washington region.
DC Temps Hit 105, Miss All-Time Record By 1 DegreeBoth Washington and Baltimore have broken records with temperatures soaring beyond 100 degrees with the nation's capital falling short of it's all-time record high temperature be one degree.
D.C. Reaches 104, Breaks Record High Temperature Set In 1934The Washington area has broken a record high temperature set almost 80 years ago. The National Weather Service says that just before 3 p.m., it was 104 degrees at Reagan National Airport just outside the city. That beats the record of 101 set in 1934.
Washington Region Braces For 100 Degree Temperatures, Heat Advisory IssuedBlistering heat will again blanket the Washington region with temperatures expected to soar above the 100-degree mark on Friday and Saturday, before yielding to just below the triple-digit mark on Sunday and Monday.
DC Area Endures 2nd Day Of Sweltering Heat, Temps Reach 100 Degrees At BWIThe mid-Atlantic region endured another sweltering day, as officials are warning residents to limit their time outdoors and stay hydrated.
Oregon Trail? Nope! It's The Maryland Ice Cream Trail!Move over Oregon, Maryland has a trail of its own . . . an ice cream trail! What better way to beat the heat than by indulging in cool sweetness that is ice cream?
Department of Labor Heat Safety App For iPhone And Android OSThe Department of Labor has released a heat safety app for smart phones. The app, which is available for Android and iPhone operating systems, allows workers and supervisors to calculate the heat index for their worksite.
DC Pools Open Late As Heatwave Blisters The RegionIn an effort to help citizens beat the heat, a number of pools in the District will be staying open late.
Metro Allowing Passengers To Bring Water Onto Trains And Buses Due To HeatDue to the extreme temperatures around the capital region, Metro is allowing riders to carry water onto trains and buses on Wednesday and Thursday.
Don't Drink The Water: Study Warns Drinking From Garden HoseBeware of drinking from the water hose as temperatures soar toward 100 degrees.