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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
203 AM EDT Fri May 20 2022

District of Columbia-Washington-Frederick MD-Carroll-
Northern Baltimore-Cecil-Southern Baltimore-Prince Georges-
Anne Arundel-Charles-St. Marys-Calvert-
Central and Eastern Allegany-Northwest Montgomery-
Central and Southeast Montgomery-Northwest Howard-
Central and Southeast Howard-Northwest Harford-Southeast Harford-
Augusta-Rockingham-Shenandoah-Frederick VA-Page-Warren-Clarke-
Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park-Fairfax-
Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria-Stafford-Spotsylvania-
King George-Northern Fauquier-Southern Fauquier-Eastern Highland-
Western Loudoun-Eastern Loudoun-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge-
Central Virginia Blue Ridge-Hampshire-Morgan-Berkeley-Jefferson-
Hardy-Eastern Grant-Eastern Mineral-Eastern Pendleton-
Including the cities of Washington, Hagerstown, Frederick,
Ballenger Creek, Eldersburg, Westminster, Reisterstown,
Cockeysville, Elkton, Baltimore, Bowie, Suitland-Silver Hill,
Clinton, College Park, Greenbelt, Laurel, Camp Springs,
Glen Burnie, Annapolis, Severn, South Gate, Severna Park, Arnold,
Odenton, St. Charles, Waldorf, Lexington Park, California,
Chesapeake Beach, Huntingtown, Dunkirk, North Beach, Lusby,
Prince Frederick, Cumberland, Germantown, Damascus, Bethesda,
Rockville, Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, Lisbon, Columbia,
Ellicott City, Jarrettsville, Aberdeen, Staunton, Waynesboro,
Stuarts Draft, Harrisonburg, Strasburg, Woodstock, Mount Jackson,
New Market, Winchester, Luray, Shenandoah, Stanley, Front Royal,
Berryville, Lovingston, Charlottesville, Stanardsville, Madison,
Orange, Gordonsville, Culpeper, Dale City, Manassas, Woodbridge,
Lake Ridge, Montclair, Reston, Herndon, Annandale, Centreville,
Chantilly, McLean, Franconia, Arlington, Alexandria,
Falls Church, Falmouth, Fredericksburg, Dahlgren, Warrenton,
Turnbull, Monterey, Purcellville, Leesburg, Ashburn, Sterling,
Big Meadows, Wintergreen, Romney, Paw Paw, Martinsburg,
Charles Town, Shepherdstown, Moorefield, Petersburg, Antioch,
Keyser, New Creek, Ridgeville, Russelldale, Headsville,
Fort Ashby, Brandywine, Franklin, Oak Flat, Ruddle,
and Sugar Grove
203 AM EDT Fri May 20 2022


Temperatures will rise into the 90s today, Saturday, and Sunday
for the first time since last Autumn in many places. Today will
be the first 90 degree day in the Baltimore and Washington
Metropolitan Areas since last September. Saturday is forecast to
be the hottest day of the weekend, with many locations reaching
the mid-90s and heat indices approaching 100.

The abrupt beginning of hot temperatures early in the season after
a relatively cool spring brings an increased risk of heat
illnesses unless proper precautions are taken for those working
or recreating outdoors.

Since many outdoor events are planned this weekend in the region,
be aware of the heat, and take extra precautions if you work or
spend time outside this weekend. Reschedule strenuous activities
to early morning or evening. Plan to wear lightweight and loose
fitting clothing, and seek shade from the sun. Schedule frequent
rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments and stay
hydrated with non-alcoholic beverages.


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