Environment Canada issues ‘HEAT warning’ for Hamilton [ ENDED ]

THIS ALERT HAS ENDED.

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

4:16 AM EDT Monday 27 July 2020
Heat Warning in effect for:

  • City of Hamilton

Hot and humid conditions continue today.

High temperatures today are forecast to be 30 to 33 degrees Celsius. Humidex values near 40 are also expected.

A cold front will pass through southern Ontario from west to east this evening, bringing in a slightly cooler and drier air mass for Tuesday.

Warnings

3:03 PM EDT Sunday 26 July 2020
Heat Warning in effect for:

  • City of Hamilton

Hot and humid conditions are expected through Monday.

Minimum temperatures tonight will be 21 to 25 degrees Celsius, with overnight Humidex values in the low 30s, providing little relief from the heat.

High temperatures Monday are forecast to be 30 to 33 degrees Celsius. Humidex values near 40 are also expected on Monday.

A cold front will pass through southern Ontario from west to east Monday evening, bringing in a cooler and less humid air mass for Tuesday.

Warnings

3:07 PM EDT Saturday 25 July 2020
Heat Warning in effect for:

  • City of Hamilton

Hot and humid conditions are expected through Monday.

Maximum daytime temperatures on Sunday will be 32 to 34 degrees Celsius with humidex values near 40. Minimum temperatures Sunday night will be 22 to 25 degrees Celsius, providing little relief from the heat.

High temperatures Monday are forecast to be 30 to 32 degrees Celsius. Humidex values near 40 are also expected on Monday. Cooler and less humid air is expected to arrive on Tuesday.

Please note, hot and humid air can also bring deteriorating air quality and result in the air quality health index approaching the high risk category.

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.

Check on older family, friends and neighbours. Make sure they are cool and drinking water

Reduce your heat risk. Schedule outdoor activities during the coolest parts of the day.

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.

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

HAMILTON TODAY WEATHER

Source: Environment Canada

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