Baltimore temperature hits triple digits for first time since 2012; heat to continue through rest of week
Triple-digit temperatures baked Baltimore for the first time in four years Monday, and forecasters predicted highs in the 90s through the rest of the week.
Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport reached a high of 100 degrees at 1:36 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. It was the first time the region's point of record has hit that mark since July 18, 2012.
Record heat was reported at Dulles International Airport in Virginia, and heat indices as high as 110 degrees along the Baltimore-Washington corridor were surpassed only in the Southwest.
Monday was the fifth consecutive day to reach the 90s in Baltimore, and it could be another five days or more before any significant cool-down. The last time Baltimore experienced such sustained heat was a 12-day stretch from late June into early July of 2012