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

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