Montgomery County Heat Emergency Alert

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Montgomery County Heat Emergency Alert

Montgomery County has issued a  Heat Emergency Alert beginning 12 p.m. Saturday, June 22 through 8 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2024. Residents should prepare for heat index values to reach 105 degrees during the afternoon hours. These dangerously hot temperatures and heat index values could cause heat-related illness such as heat exhaustion or heat stroke.

Residents are urged to take precautions to protect themselves, their loved ones, and their pets, against heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion. Try to stay in an air-conditioned location. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outdoors. Stay hydrated, even if you do not feel thirsty. When possible, take frequent breaks in a cool, shaded area.  

County facilities, including libraries, swimming pools, recreation centers and senior centers are places to cool off during normal operating hours. Public locations such as indoor malls could also be utilized.

For additional information on County services, residents can contact MC311 by calling 3-1-1 or 240-777-0311 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. weekdays, or through the website address available 24/7.

The Executive Director of the Office of Animal Services will enforce Executive Regulations 17-17, Anti Cruelty Conditions for Dogs and Other Pets during this heat emergency. Pet owners must not leave pets unattended in vehicles or outdoors. 

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This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.

Montgomery County has activated a Hyperthermia Alert for extreme heat for Friday, 6/21 from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Expect the heat index to be above 95 degrees. Stay hydrated. Take precautions to protect yourself & pets from heat-related illnesses: #MdWx




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Roy Kelley, Retired, Former Associate Broker, RE/MAX Realty Group

Gaithersburg, Maryland  

Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Roy, wish I could of sent you are cool day of 72 that we have on Wednesday.  Stay inside.

Jun 21, 2024 09:55 AM
Mike McCann Nebraska Land Broker
Mike McCann - Broker, Mach1 Realty Farm & Commercial Land Broker-Auctioneer Serving Nebraska - Kearney, NE
Farm & Commercial Property For Sale 308-627-3700

Hi Roy Kelley   I hope the area folks can weather the heat.  I always hate to see heat waves hamper so many people this time of year...and it is early in the season for the heat.  Stay hydrated my friend! 

Jun 21, 2024 10:08 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Will Hamm  

Mike McCann Nebraska Land Broker  

We are thankful for excellent central air conditioning in our home. 

Jun 21, 2024 10:14 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Hi Roy... we are in for some real heat next week. This week it's been high 80's for the most part.

Jun 21, 2024 11:47 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Roy- this is good news to get out. I hope everyone remembers to hydrate, hydrate, hydrate!!

Jun 21, 2024 05:50 PM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Prop. Mgr, Wenatchee, WA

Hi Roy,
I hope you and Dolores stay in where it's cool and safe.

Jun 22, 2024 12:36 PM