Summer Weather – Staying Safe in the Heat

Don't underestimate extreme heat during the summer months. It can be extremely dangerous, especially when humid conditions are present.

The National Weather Service issues Heat Advisories and Excessive Heat Warnings to help inform the public of extreme heat. Periods of high heat and humidity require extra steps to avoid heat illness and death.  Learn how to protect yourself. 

Stay Safe in the Heat

Cooling Centers

In the event of extreme heat, Cooling Centers throughout the County will be open for residents to stay cool temporarily.

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Alert Prince George's

Alert Prince George's  - Be Prepared - Get Connected - Stay Informed

For timely severe weather and emergency notifications, go to and sign up for Alert Prince George's. Warnings and emergency updates will be sent directly to your cell phone (text), landline phone, and email address. The service is free, but text charges may apply, so check with your cell phone carrier before selecting text alerts.


Stay Cool