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Press Release: Health Commissioner Declares Code Red Extreme Heat Alert for Wednesday through Friday

BALTIMORE, MD (August 24, 2021) With temperatures expected to rise in the Baltimore region and the heat index forecasted to reach over 100 degrees Fahrenheit the next few days, Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Dzirasa has issued a Code Red Extreme Heat Alert for Wednesday, August 25th through Friday, August 27th.  The heat index is a measure of air temperature and relative humidity and indicates how hot it feels to the human body. 

Health Commissioner Extends Code Red Extreme Heat Alert Tuesday through Friday

BALTIMORE, MD (August 10, 2021) With temperatures expected to rise in the Baltimore region and the heat index forecasted to reach over 100 degrees Fahrenheit over the next few days, Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Dzirasa has issued a Code Red Extreme Heat Alert for Tuesday, August 10 through Friday, August 13.  The heat index is a measure of air temperature and relative humidity and indicates how hot it feels to the human body. 

Baltimore City Health Department Releases Updated List of Cooling Centers Open During Code Red Extreme Heat Alert

BALTIMORE, MD (July 15, 2021) With temperatures remaining high in the Baltimore region, and the heat index forecasted to reach over 100 degrees Fahrenheit over the next few days, Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Dzirasa has extended the Code Red Extreme Heat Alert through Saturday, July 17.  The heat index is a measure of air temperature and relative humidity and indicates how hot it feels to the human body. 

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