This has already been the HOTTEST, summer since record keeping began here in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland. The heat index in and around the Baltimore area in some places has already reached 116, at it's highest thus far. Today is July, 29, 2010. According to the local weather records, although today isn't as bad, it will become unseasonably HOT, even for this area again.
This after having our snowiest and coldest Winter "09 on record.
The HEAT SPELL, extended up into Frederick, Maryland on number occasions, which is NOT in Anne Arundel Co., MD.