Heading back to nature this summer? Tread lightly, say outdoor experts
Queen of Peace Catholic School, ON
Alerts in Effect
Heat WarningIssued at 09:51 Sunday 26 June 2022
Heat event continues today then ends this evening.
Maximum temperatures may reach the low thirties once again today.
Humidex values this afternoon are expected to be in the mid to high thirties.
Considerably cooler and less humid air will arrive this evening in the wake of a cold front.
Hot and humid air can also bring deteriorating air quality and can result in the Air Quality Health Index approaching the high risk category.
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.
Heat warnings are issued when very high temperature or humidity conditions are expected to pose an elevated risk of heat illnesses, such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.