HOT: Heat Advisory for Monday; Reston May be 100 Degrees

by Karen Goff July 25, 2016 at 10:00 am 2 Comments

Fountains at Town Square ParkReston and the Washington, DC, area are under a heat advisory for Monday, which could be the hottest day here since July 26, 2012.

The heat advisory will be in effect from noon to 8 p.m. Monday. Temperatures will be between 95 and 100 this afternoon — but with the heat index will feel like up to 108 degrees.

The National Weather Service says take precautions  — hydrate, wear loose clothing and avoid long periods of time outdoors if possible. Thunderstorms are forecast for this evening, but temperatures will return to only slight less scorching on Tuesday (mid-90s; heat index of 100).

Records for July 25:

  • DCA: 100 (1930)
  • IAD : 98 (2010)
  • BWI: 100 (2010)

Want to keep cool?

Reston Association Pool Schedule

The Water Mine Family Swimmin’ Hole at Lake Fairfax Park

Lake Anne Recreation Area, 11301 North Shore Drive, has a spray feature.

Reston Town Square Park, Explorer and Market Streets at Reston Town Center, has a splash fountain.

Splash fountain at Reston Town Square Park/file photo

  • vdiv

    “It’s freaking hot, Mr. Bigglesworth!”

    In some countries there are restrictions on trucks using the roads during the day when the temperatures are that high to prevent damage to the tarmac.

  • Mike M

    Aaaaah! Summer’s warm and reassuring embrace!
    I love you too, summer.


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