Several Prince George's and Montgomery County residents share their power outage issues, storm stories and thoughts on Pepco.
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Temperatures in Maryland and Washington, DC, may reach almost 100 degrees this week. What do you do to stay cool?
During the summer, temperatures often get so hot they’re considered unhealthy, forcing pool and beach lovers inside. Rachel Ugarte, a Washington, DC, resident, says she sometimes brings her 16-month-old son Antonio to play in downtown Silver Spring’s fountain park, but often, she says they spend hot summer days in cool locations like public libraries. “When I moved here from California I thought we’d be out in the pools, but it’s too hot,” Ugarte said. Errol George, Prince George’s County assistant fire chief, recommends that residents try to stay inside as much as possible when the weather is extremely hot. “If you’re doing yard work, try and do it in spurts of maybe 15 minutes at a time, taking frequent breaks in a cooler area and …