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Preparing cars to withstand hot weather

Hot weather can take a toll on cars. AAA Mid-Atlantic offers tips to prepare cars to withstand high temperatures and extreme heat.

Wednesday - 07/17/2013, 09:22am EDT

Tags: Kristi King, AAA Mid-Atlantic, Lon Anderson

Be prepared for area's first heat wave

A Bermuda high off the Carolinas will funnel hot air into the region for the next several days. Temperatures will be in the 90s.

Wednesday - 05/29/2013, 05:02am EDT

Tags: heat, weather, Dick Uliano

Putting the 2012 heat wave in perspective

Washington's streak of excessively hot weather ended this weekend after 11 consecutive days of temperatures exceeding 95 degrees at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. How does this year's summer heat wave stack up against years past? WTOP takes a closer look at the numbers.

Monday - 07/09/2012, 08:53am EDT

Tags: dave dildine, derecho,

Record-breaking heat doesn't keep Nats fans away

The Nationals are hot and fans are stoked as the team goes for its 50th win of the year, and even the earth-scorching heat wasn't keeping some fans from Sunday's game.

Sunday - 07/08/2012, 02:43pm EDT


What to eat during a heat wave

The heavier foods we crave in winter lose their appeal in summertime - especially when the temperatures reach the century mark.

Sunday - 07/08/2012, 11:12am EDT

Tags: food, summer, smoothies

Tips for staying cool in a heat wave without power

Friday night's storm has left many people in the D.C. area without power in the midst of an unrivaled heat wave.

Saturday - 06/30/2012, 07:58pm EDT

Tags: power loss, power outage

Give the pooch a break during dog days of summer

Owners have to be their dog's best friend in the heat. Dogs should be walked in the early morning or evening. Walks should be kept short.

Thursday - 06/21/2012, 09:07am EDT

Tags: dog, pets, kate ryan

Summer heat, and risk of heat stroke comes to the area early

The keyword for this Memorial day weekend is is "hydration." The suddenly very hot and humid weather can take its toll on your body faster than you think.

Sunday - 05/27/2012, 12:09pm EDT

Tags: heat, weather, Dr. Rahul Bhat, MedStar Washington Hospital Center