Alerts in Effect
Heat WarningIssued at 16:07 Friday 22 July 2016
High temperatures are expected to reach the low thirties during the day with humidex values in the low forties. Overnight minimum temperatures will drop to the low twenties.
The heat warning may be ended Saturday night, however, warm summer temperatures will continue into next week.
Heat illnesses are preventable.
While heat can put everyone at risk from heat illnesses, health risks are greatest for
- older adults;
- infants and young children;
- people with chronic illnesses such as breathing difficulties, heart conditions or psychiatric illnesses;
- people who work in the heat;
- people who exercise in the heat;
- homeless people; and
- people without access to air conditioning.
Watch for symptoms of heat illness, which include
- dizziness or fainting, nausea or vomiting
- rapid breathing and heartbeat
- extreme thirst and
- decreased urination with unusually dark yellow urine.
If you experience any of these symptoms during a heat event, immediately move to a cool place and drink liquids. Water is best.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to email@example.com or tweet reports to #ONStorm.
. Details to follow soon.