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Code orange air quality alert issued in Baltimore area

Posted at 12:46 PM, Jul 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-22 13:51:43-04

A code orange alert has been issued in the Baltimore-metropolitan area Friday, bringing poor air quality for sensitive groups.

Children, elderly adults and those with lung or heat diseases are advised to limit outdoor activities during this time.

Baltimore area weather forecast

Friday marks the beginning of a heat wave with dangerously hot temperatures expected through the weekend.

Locate a cooling center in your neighborhood HERE.

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