Friday, August 7, 2020

Heat warning, mainly sunny, high 32°C, humidex 38°C, UV index 10

Today – July 2, 2020

Mainly sunny. High 32. Humidex 38. UV index 10 or very high.

Tonight

Clear. Low 21.

Heat warning

A prolonged period of hot weather is expected.

Timing: This afternoon through Sunday. The heat event is likely to persist into next week.

Maximum temperatures today: 32 to 34 degrees Celsius (Humidex 37 to 39).
Maximum temperatures Friday: 32 to 34 degrees Celsius (Humidex 39 to 41).
Maximum temperatures Saturday: 32 to 34 degrees Celsius (Humidex 39 to 41).
Maximum temperatures Sunday: 33 to 36 degrees Celsius (Humidex 39 to 42).

Minimum overnight temperatures: 21 to 23 degrees Celsius.

Locations: Extreme Southwestern Ontario including Windsor and Chatham-Kent.

Hot and humid air can also bring deteriorating air quality and can result in the Air Quality Health Index to approach 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.

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

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.

Watch for the symptoms of heat illness: dizziness/fainting; nausea/vomiting; rapid breathing and heartbeat; extreme thirst; decreased urination with unusually dark urine.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

Fri, 3 Jul – Mainly sunny. Wind becoming north 30 km/h in the afternoon. High 32. Humidex 40. UV index 10 or very high. Night – Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of showers. Low 21.

Sat, 4 Jul – Sunny. High 33. Night – Clear. Low 20.

Sun, 5 Jul – A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers. High 33. Night – Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of showers. Low 21.

Mon, 6 Jul – A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers. High 33. Night – Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of showers. Low 23.

Tue, 7 Jul – A mix of sun and cloud. High 31. Night – Cloudy. Low 22.

Wed, 8 Jul – Cloudy. High 32.

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