Towson To Hit 104 Degrees On Heat Index: Heat Advisory Issued



TOWSON, MD — Due to the potential for heat-related illness, the National Weather Service placed much of the state, including Baltimore County, under a heat advisory on Sunday.

The advisory will be in effect from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 24. It calls for heat indices around 105 degrees, with the hottest areas along and east of Interstate 95.

In Towson, the hottest part of the day will be 3 p.m., when it will feel like 104 degrees on the heat index, which takes into account actual temperature and humidity. The actual temperature will be 97 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

Below is the timeline to "feels like" 104 degrees on Sunday in Towson, according to the National Weather Service.

  • 8 a.m. — 79 degrees; feels like 79 degrees
  • 10 a.m. — 87 degrees; feels like 92 degrees
  • Noon — 93 degrees; feels like 99 degrees
  • 2 p.m. — 95 degrees; feels like 102 degrees
  • 4 p.m. — 96 degrees; feels like 104 degrees
  • 6 p.m. — 93 degrees; feels like 99 degrees
  • 8 p.m. — 89 degrees; feels like 96 degrees

Here are the jurisdictions under the heat advisory: Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Calvert, Carroll, Cecil, Charles, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George's and St. Mary's counties and Baltimore City.

To avoid becoming ill, people should reschedule strenuous activities to the early morning or evening; drink water; and wear loose, light-fitting clothing. People working outside should take frequent breaks in shade or air-conditioning.

Weather outlook for Monday, Jul 25 - Friday, Jul 29

Sunday July 24

Humid and partly cloudy throughout the day.

High: 97° Low: 78° with a 10% chance of rain with 7 mph winds from the SSW.

Monday July 25

Rain in the afternoon and evening.

High: 90° Low: 69° with a 91% chance of rain with 9 mph winds from the SW.

Tuesday July 26

Overcast throughout the day.

High: 82° Low: 70° with a 55% chance of rain with 5 mph winds from the WNW.

Wednesday July 27

Possible light rain overnight.

High: 86° Low: 73° with a 58% chance of rain with 4 mph winds from the SSW.

Thursday July 28

Rain in the morning and overnight.

High: 88° Low: 71° with a 69% chance of rain with 6 mph winds from the WSW.

There you have it! For more details, check out our weekly weather forecast.

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