Baltimore-area weather: 'Code Red' heat advisory in effect Tuesday, with heat index forecast to hit 100 (Baltimore Sun)

Hot, humid air is flowing into the Baltimore region this week, bringing high temperatures into the mid-90s and a heat index in excess of 100 degrees at times. Temperatures are forecast to reach the mid-90s Tuesday and Wednesday.

With the humidity, it’s forecast to feel like the lower 100s Tuesday and Wednesday, and Baltimore Health Commissioner Leana Wen declared a “Code Red” heat alert for both days. The city announced that it would open the Northern, Southern, Northwest and Southeast community action partnership centers as cooling centers on Tuesday and Wednesday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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