Hot and Humid weather will continue to impact some parts of the district for the next few days before cooler weather moves in and unsettled conditions develop.
Heat Warning in effect for:
Elliot Lake – Ranger Lake
- Blind River – Thessalon
- Espanola – Killarney
- Manitoulin Island
Heat event continues through the end of the week.
Daytime high temperatures near 30 degrees Celsius with humidex values in the low to mid thirties are forecast over the next several days. Overnight low temperatures in the upper teens are also expected during this period.
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.