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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.

Warnings

12:31 AM EDT Sunday 19 July 2020
Heat Warning in effect for:

  • City of Hamilton

A hot and humid air mass will affect south-central Ontario and the Greater Toronto Area today. Slightly cooler and less humid conditions may arrive on Monday.

Daytime high temperatures: 31 to 34 degrees Celsius
Overnight low temperatures: 20 to 24 degrees Celsius
Humidex values: low 40s today

Warnings

10:45 AM EDT Saturday 18 July 2020
Heat Warning in effect for:

  • City of Hamilton

A hot and increasingly humid air mass will affect south-central Ontario and the Greater Toronto Area through at least Sunday. Slightly cooler and less humid conditions may arrive on Monday.

Daytime high temperatures: 31 to 34 degrees Celsius
Overnight low temperatures: 20 to 24 degrees Celsius
Humidex values: high 30s today increasing to low 40s Sunday

Warnings

3:33 PM EDT Friday 17 July 2020
Heat Warning in effect for:

  • City of Hamilton

A hot and increasingly humid air mass will affect south-central Ontario and the Greater Toronto Area today through at least Sunday. Slightly cooler and less humid conditions may arrive on Monday.

Daytime high temperatures: 31 to 34 degrees Celsius
Overnight low temperatures: 20 to 24 degrees Celsius
Humidex values: high 30s Saturday increasing to low 40s Sunday

Hot and humid air can also bring deteriorating air quality and can result in the Air Quality Health Index approaching the high risk category.

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

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.

When it’s hot eat cool, light meals.

Outdoor workers should take regularly scheduled breaks in a cool place.

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.

HAMILTON TODAY WEATHER

Source: Environment Canada

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