With a “potentially deadly combination of heat and humidity” in the air, local agencies are preparing to help travelers in need. The Maryland State Police will be looking out for disabled vehicles and motorists in distress during the extreme heat. Drivers are urged to take extra precautions to prevent their vehicles from brekaing down, but troopers will be on high alert to help motorists as quickly as possible.


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