Heat warning in effect: Environment Canada


Heat warning in effect for:

  • Guelph – Erin – South Wellington County
  • Kitchener – Cambridge – Region of Waterloo

The heat episode is expected to continue today.

Maximum temperatures are expected to be around the thirties.

Humidex values ​​are expected to reach near 40.

Humidity relief and cooler temperatures are expected on Tuesday.

Hot, humid air can also deteriorate air quality and cause the Air Quality Health Index to approach the high-risk category.

Watch for the effects of heat: swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and worsening of certain health conditions.

Drink plenty of water even before you feel thirsty and stay in a cool place.

Check on older family, friends and neighbors. Make sure they are fresh and drinking water

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.

Outdoor workers should take regular breaks in a cool place.

Heat warnings are issued when very high temperature or humidity conditions are likely to pose a high risk of heat-related illnesses, such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, email [email protected] or tweet the reports using #ONStorm.



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