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Fraser Canyon - south including Lytton

Alerts in Effect

Heat Warning

Issued at 09:38 Friday 19 August 2022

Hot weather continues today and tonight.

Threat: Daytime highs near 35 degrees and overnight lows near 18 degrees.

Location: Fraser Canyon - south including Lytton, South Okanagan - including Penticton.

Time Span: Today and tonight.

Remarks: Hot weather continues for today and tonight with daytime highs near 35 degrees and overnight lows near 18 degrees. Slightly cooler temperatures are expected on Saturday as more showers develop across the southern interior.

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Extreme heat affects everyone.

The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.

To get more information:
- Check the local news for health and safety updates.
- Check HealthLinkBC online resources about heat-related illness and how to protect yourself at www.healthlinkbc.ca/healthlinkbc-files/heat-related-illness.
- Call HealthLinkBC at 8-1-1 to ask about heat-related illness.

Environment Canada and local Medical Health Officers expect an increase in health and safety risks from heat and are advising the public to take precautions.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.



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