Heat Warning in effect for:
Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake
Gogama – Foleyet
Hot and humid conditions are expected today and Wednesday.
Daytime high temperatures are expected to be near thirty degrees both today and Wednesday with humidex values in the mid thirties. Overnight low temperatures tonight are expected to be in the mid to high teens, which will not provide much relief from the heat.
A low pressure system is expected to move through the area on Thursday bringing cooler temperatures with it.
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.