The first day of summer is pouring on the heat. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Wednesday from noon to 8 p.m. for Northern Virginia, as well as the surrounding Washington, D.C., and Baltimore areas.
Temperatures are expected to rise to the mid-to-high 90s, but high humidity will make it feel as hot as 105 degrees, forecasters say.
The City of Alexandria's Health Department offers tips for staying cool and remember—don't leave infants, children, pets and people with fragile medical conditions in a parked car.
City pools can cool you down as well as checking out neighborhood rec center classes or a visit to the .
Temperatures through Thursday.
Summer officially arrives Wednesday evening at 7:09 p.m.