Heat Warning in effect for:
- Kirkland Lake – Englehart
- Temiskaming Shores – Temagami
Heat event continues until the weekend.
Daytime high temperatures in the low thirties with humidex values in the mid to upper thirties are forecast until the weekend. Overnight low temperatures in the upper teens are also expected during this period. Slightly lower temperatures are expected by this weekend, although they may still reach the upper twenties.
Please refer to your public forecast for further details on expected temperatures.
Hot and humid air can also bring deteriorating air quality and can result in the Air Quality Health Index approaching the high risk category.
Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.
The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.
Watch for the effects of heat illness: swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and the worsening of some health conditions.
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.