Heat Index

July 20, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Montgomery County Offering Cooling Centers to Help Combat Heat Emergency

The heat emergency alert in Montgomery County continues today, with the potential for the heat index values to reach 105 degrees, according to an alert. The heat index value is what the temperature feels like to a human body when humidity and air temperature are combined. Montgomery County Emergency Management warns that this type of […]

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July 7, 2020 | Mira Varghese

Hyperthermia Alert Issued For Tuesday as Temperatures Hover in 90’s

Montgomery County has issued a hyperthermia alert for Tuesday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., as the heat index is expected to soar above 95 degrees. County residents are advised to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves and their pets from heat-related illnesses. Many things about summer have changed this year due to COVID-19, […]

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July 15, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Plan de calor extremo para el martes

Se esperan altas temperaturas para el martes y la Oficina de Manejo de Emergencias del Condado de Montgomery ha activado el Plan de Calor Extremo. La alerta de hipertermia se ha emitido a partir de la 1 p.m. hasta las 7 p.m. y se espera que el índice de calor sobrepase los 95 grados. Cuando se […]

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July 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

County Instituting Extreme Heat Plan on Tuesday

With Tuesday’s temperatures soaring, the Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management has activated the Extreme Heat Plan for Tuesday. The Hyperthermia Alert has been issued to start at 1 p.m. and end at 7 p.m. Expect the heat index to hover around 95 degrees. Stay hydrated. Take precautions to protect yourself and pets from heat-related […]

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August 12, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

Northwest HS Athletes Stay Cool with Heat Index at 105 (PHOTOS)

Fall sports tryouts and practices started this week across the county and heat has been the issue. Northwest High School has set up a cooling station for all athletes to use during practice. I capture Varsity and JV Football and Girls Soccer taking advantage of the early morning temps to get ready for the fall 2016 […]

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