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Alerts in Effect

Heat Warning

Issued at 05:40 Saturday 29 July 2017

A period with maximum daily temperatures near or exceeding 32C, and minimum overnight lows near or exceeding 16C is ongoing for portions of southern Saskatchewan.

To start next week, the heat will ease just slightly below warning criteria, with widespread highs of 28-31C expected and overnight lows of 13-15C.

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Environment and Climate Change Canada has implemented new heat warning criteria for the summer of 2017. These new heat warning criteria can be viewed for locations across Canada on ECCC's website:

- English: http://www.ec.gc.ca/meteo-weather/default.asp?lang=En&n=d9553ab5-1#heat
- French: http://www.ec.gc.ca/meteo-weather/default.asp?lang=Fr&n=d9553ab5-1#chaleur

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

Please call HealthLine 811 for advice on health risks, symptoms and precautions associated with heat.

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



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