Baltimore-area weather: 'Code Red' alert to continue Wednesday, with heat index forecast to hit 105 (Baltimore Sun)

The heat index approached 110 degrees Tuesday afternoon in Baltimore, and with hot, humid air flowing into the Baltimore region this week, more steamy conditions are forecast Wednesday. 

Baltimore Health Commissioner Leana Wen declared a “Code Red” heat alert for both Tuesday and Wednesday. The city announced that it would open the Northern, Southern, Northwest and Southeast community action partnership centers as cooling centers both days from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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