Public schools in Baltimore, Harford and Howard counties and Baltimore City have canceled all high school outdoor athletic activities on Tuesday because of excessive heat, while others have contingency plans in place.
The temperature in the Baltimore area is expected to reach 99 degrees on Tuesday and 100 degrees on Wednesday before rain is in the forecast on Thursday.
Anne Arundel County schools will alter scheduled activities on a case-by-case basis.
Carroll County has pushed back all outdoor games and practices to a 6 p.m. start time with schools also postponing activities on a case-by-case basis.
The two private leagues — the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association and Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland — are canceling and postponing activities on an individual basis.