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CK Ribfest, Heat Warning continues and news

Wallaceburg Retirement Residence – Morning Coffee

Weather forecast for Thursday, July 4, 2019

Today – A mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of showers late this morning and this afternoon. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. High 31. Humidex 37. UV index 9 or very high.

Tonight – A few clouds. Low 20.

Heat Warning in effect for:

Chatham-Kent – Rondeau Park
Windsor – Leamington – Essex County

A prolonged heat event continues.

The hot and humid airmass is expected to return to the area today and Friday. Maximum daytime temperatures of low thirties are possible with overnight minimum temperatures likely remaining low twenties providing little relief from the heat.

A cold front is expected to move through the area Saturday bringing cooler temperatures and less humidity for the weekend.

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.

Drink plenty of water even before you feel thirsty and stay in a cool place.

Check on older family, friends and neighbours. Make sure they are cool and drinking water

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.

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 or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

Chatham-Kent Ribfest

Ribfest is back July 5-7, 2019 in Tecumseh Park, Chatham.

The events includes exhibits, Big Rides and Carnival operation.

Don’t forget about the amazing ribs and other great food! Live Bands, Beer Garden With Budweiser & Sons of Kent. Free admission.

Come out for a fun-filled weekend!

Friday – 11am – 11pm

Saturday – 11am – 11pm

Sunday – 11am – 6pm

For more information about the event click here

National news

RCMP officer heard threatening to kill suspect during Sask. arrest

— CTV News (@CTVNews) July 4, 2019

Mother bear saves cub from drowning in B.C.

— CTV News (@CTVNews) July 4, 2019

Canadian ‘passport power’ rises as U.S., U.K. scores slip

— CTV News (@CTVNews) July 4, 2019

Alberta teen honoured to sing ‘O Canada’ in Cree before Blue Jays game

— Global Sports (@globaltvsports) July 3, 2019

RCMP Sgt. Craig Burnett stole 10 kilograms of cocaine from an exhibit locker, earning $100,000 from its sale.

— (@globalnews) July 4, 2019

The Council of Canadian Academies has narrowed down a myriad of threats posed by climate change into the most pressing dozen:

— CTV Windsor (@CTVWindsor) July 4, 2019

The price on pollution is just one way Canada is fighting #ClimateChange! Learn more about where the proceeds go and what they’re used for:

— Environment Canada (@environmentca) July 4, 2019

World news

A fireworks store caught on fire in Fort Mill, South Carolina, igniting its inventory and setting off an unintentional dramatic display ahead of July 4th celebrations.


— (@globalnews) July 4, 2019

Hong Kong announced 12 arrests from the night where protesters stormed and trashed the legislature building.

— (@globalnews) July 4, 2019

Diver reveals ‘secrets that are held within Sudan tombs’

— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) July 4, 2019

Why Sweden helped free Australian student in N Korea

— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) July 4, 2019

US president suffers new construction setback with border wall

— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) July 4, 2019

A federal judge in New York denied drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s bid for a new trial

— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) July 3, 2019

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