Sunday, July 25, 2010
For Those Interested. Details of Current US Heat Wave.(From Mark).
Frank Roylance Blog (Baltimore Sun Newspaper)
Temperature record falls at BWI-Marshall The official temperature for Baltimore topped 97 degrees sometime between noon and 1 p.m. Saturday. By the 1 p.m. reading it was 99 degrees, breaking the old record of 97 for the date, last reached in 1987.
UPDATE, 3:15 p.m.: The temperature at BWI reached 100 degrees at the 3 p.m. reading Saturday. The dew point is 72 degrees, yielding a Heat Index value of 110 degrees. It is the sixth day of 100-plus temperatures at BWI this year. That has happened in only three other years since record-keeping began in 1871 - in 1900, 1930 and 1988. Earlier post resumes below:
-3.00PM ET: Williamsburg, Virginia is currently 108 degrees according to AccuWeather News Summaries
-2.14PM ET: Feels-like 112 degrees at Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, 104 degrees at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 100 degrees at LaGuardia, New York
-2.05PM ET: Washington DC currently at 99 degrees, feels-like 107 degrees.
-2.05PM ET: Norfolk, Virginia currently at 104 degrees, feels-like 117 degrees.
More details on Mark's Blog Here.