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High temperatures lead to heat advisories in Washington, D.C.

posted 31 May 2011, 13:16 by Mpelembe   [ updated 31 May 2011, 13:18 ]

Dangerously high temperatures and humidity bring weather advisories to Washington area.

WASHINGTON, D.C., UNITED STATES (MAY 31, 2011) REUTERS - 
Temperatures neared 100 degrees F (37C) in Washington, DC on Tuesday (May 31) and the National Weather Service issued a warning that temperatures and high humidity would cause the heat index to rise above 100 degrees (37 C).





The average temperature for May 30 is 80 degrees. More hot weather is expected Wednesday in Washington and the entire the mid-Atlantic region. Air conditioned cooling centers have opened in the region and several schools without air conditioning dismissed students early. Lower temperatures are expected in the region by Friday.

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