Takoma Park, MD

3:16 PM EDT on July 19, 2019 (GMT -0400)
Takoma Park | | Change Station

Elev 295 ft 38.98 °N, 77.01 °W | Updated 2 seconds ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
96.4 °F
Feels Like 106 °F
N
0
Wind Variable Wind from ESE
Gusts 0.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Heat Index 106 °F
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 46%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:57 AM 8:30 PM
Waning Gibbous, 92% visible
METAR KCGS 191903Z AUTO 21003KT 10SM SCT050 35/19 A2991 RMK AO1 T03450189
Pressure 29.91 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 5000 ft
Heat Index 106 °F
Dew Point 72 °F
Humidity 46%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:57 AM 8:30 PM
Waning Gibbous, 92% visible
METAR KCGS 191903Z AUTO 21003KT 10SM SCT050 35/19 A2991 RMK AO1 T03450189

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Watches & Warnings

Excessive Heat Warning, Excessive Heat Watch
Issued: 11:43 AM EDT Jul. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 9 PM EDT this
evening...
... Excessive heat watch remains in effect from Saturday morning
through Saturday evening...
... Excessive heat watch remains in effect from Sunday morning
through Sunday evening...

* heat index values... near 110 degrees today, then potentially
110 to 115 degrees Saturday and Sunday due to temperatures in
the upper 90s to around 100 degrees and dewpoints in the lower
to middle 70s.

* Impacts... dangerously high temperatures and humidity could
quickly cause heat stress or heat stroke if precautions are
not taken.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously high temperatures will occur. The combination of
extreme temperatures and high humidity will create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are expected. Check in on
relatives and neighbors.

An excessive heat watch means that a prolonged period of
dangerously high temperatures is possible. Prepare for extreme
temperatures and high humidity which would create a situation in
which heat illnesses are expected.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency - call 911.







Air Quality Alert
Issued: 4:40 PM EDT Jul. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Air quality alert is in effect for Friday July 19 2019...

The metropolitan Washington Council of governments in association
with Maryland department of the environment, Virginia department
of environmental quality, and district department of environment
has issued a code Orange air quality alert Friday for
the DC Metro area.

A code Orange air quality alert means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people
suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung diseases and
the elderly. The effects of air pollution can be minimized by
avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

For more information on ground-level ozone and fine particles
please visit the Maryland department of the environment web
site at wwww.Mde.Maryland.Gov/programs/air/.



440 PM EDT Thu Jul 18 2019

... Air quality alert is in effect for Friday July 19 2019...

The metropolitan Washington Council of governments in association
with Maryland department of the environment, Virginia department
of environmental quality, and district department of environment
has issued a code Orange air quality alert Friday for
the DC Metro area.

A code Orange air quality alert means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people
suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung diseases and
the elderly. The effects of air pollution can be minimized by
avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

For more information on ground-level ozone and fine particles
please visit the Maryland department of the environment web
site at wwww.Mde.Maryland.Gov/programs/air/.



440 PM EDT Thu Jul 18 2019

... Air quality alert is in effect for Friday July 19 2019...

The metropolitan Washington Council of governments in association
with Maryland department of the environment, Virginia department
of environmental quality, and district department of environment
has issued a code Orange air quality alert Friday for
the DC Metro area.

A code Orange air quality alert means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people
suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung diseases and
the elderly. The effects of air pollution can be minimized by
avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

For more information on ground-level ozone and fine particles
please visit the Maryland department of the environment web
site at wwww.Mde.Maryland.Gov/programs/air/.



440 PM EDT Thu Jul 18 2019

... Air quality alert is in effect for Friday July 19 2019...

The metropolitan Washington Council of governments in association
with Maryland department of the environment, Virginia department
of environmental quality, and district department of environment
has issued a code Orange air quality alert Friday for
the DC Metro area.

A code Orange air quality alert means that air pollution
concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for
sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people
suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung diseases and
the elderly. The effects of air pollution can be minimized by
avoiding strenuous activity or exercise outdoors.

For more information on ground-level ozone and fine particles
please visit the Maryland department of the environment web
site at wwww.Mde.Maryland.Gov/programs/air/.