Active Alerts Mabou Mines, NS

Heat Warning
Issued at Sat 4:55 AM Jul. 13
Issued by: Environment and Climate Change Canada
Description


Very warm and humid conditions will continue.

Time span: likely continuing through Wednesday.

Locations: all of Nova Scotia; except Digby, Yarmouth and Shelburne Counties.

Maximum daytime temperatures : near 28 to 32 degrees Celsius (Humidex 36 to 39).
Minimum overnight temperatures: near 18 to 20 degrees Celsius.

Remarks: A period of very warm and humid weather has once again settled over the province. Currently, warning conditions are not expected for the southwestern corner of the province, however these conditions may begin to be met in that area on Sunday. At this time, temperatures and humidex values are expected to peak Monday through Wednesday afternoon.

Conditions will improve across the province on Wednesday night.

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Extreme heat can affect everyone’s health.

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.

Information is provided on the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness website at https://novascotia.ca/heat-related-illness/.

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

Recommended Action


Drink plenty of water regularly, even before you feel thirsty to decrease your risk of dehydration. Thirst is not a good indicator of dehydration.

Reduce your heat risk. Schedule outdoor activities during the coolest parts of the day.

Never leave people, particularly children, or pets inside a parked vehicle.