Heat Warning in effect for:
Elliot Lake – Ranger Lake
First heat event of the season today and Wednesday.
High daytime temperatures near 30 are expected this afternoon. Humidex values in the mid to upper thirties are also expected.
Hot conditions are expected to continue for most areas on Wednesday. On Thursday a slow-moving cold front approaching from the northwest will usher in showers and cooler air.
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.
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.