Hyperthermia Alert in Effect for DC

Georgetown's 20007 Zip Code will not be immune to the heat hitting the entire DC region

Updated June 29 10:25 a.m.

DC has issued a hyperthermia alert for Friday. Just before 10:15 a.m. the heat index reached 101.

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Late June in Georgetown will feel like late August this weekend as temperatures reach the upper 90s in the DC region Thursday through Monday.

The high temperature will be 93 with sun on Thursday. Temperatures will climb to 98 Friday, 99 Saturday and 101 Sunday. Temperatures will drop back to 96 Monday and 92 Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service extended forecast.

Friday’s skies will be partly cloudy, and there is a slight chance of  thunderstorms Friday afternoon, evening and overnight. Saturday and Sunday will be sunny and mostly clear.

The humidity will hover around 50 percent during the day, rising slightly overnight  from Thursday through Monday.

Keeping Cool: Pools and Cooling Centers

Pools: Georgetowners are in proximity to three great pools. During heat emergencies the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) .

3265 S St. NW
1 p.m. - 8 p.m. (8:30 p.m. during heat emergency)
** Closed on Wednesdays

1555 34th St. NW                           
1 p.m. - 8 p.m. (9:30 p.m. during heat emergency)                            
 ** Closed on Mondays       

Francis Pool
25th & N Street, NW
1:00 p.m. - 8 p.m. (9:30 p.m. during heat emergency)
 ** Closed on Tuesdays

Cooling Centers: The Office on Aging, Senior Service Network offers Senior Cooling Centers during a heat emergency. But seniors are recommended to contact the site if they are not a participant of the specific program site.

St. Mary’s Court Senior Program
724 24th St., NW
Mon.- Fri. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

St. Albans Senior Program
Mass. Avenue & Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Mon.- Fri. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


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