Environment Canada issues heat warning for Hamilton [ ENDED ]

The heat warning was ended on July 6th at 9:05pm.

Environment Canada has issued a heat WARNING for Hamilton this afternoon. A heat warning is issued if two or more consecutive days are forecast with daytime highs greater than or equal to 31°C and nighttime lows greater than or equal to 20°C or a Humidex of 40°C or greater.

A heat event will continue into Saturday.

A hot and humid airmass is expected to remain in place into Saturday. Daytime maximum temperatures into the low thirties with humidex values near 40 can be expected this afternoon. Overnight minimum temperatures will remain near 20 degrees providing little relief.

On Saturday temperatures will remain near thirty with humidex values in the upper thirties; however with the passage of a cold front, cooler temperatures and lower humidity is expected for the remainder of the weekend.

Watch for the effects of heat illness: swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and the worsening of some health conditions.

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

Seek a cool place such as a tree-shaded area, swimming pool, shower or bath, or air-conditioned spot like a public building.

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.


Source: Environment Canada

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