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Environment Canada has issued a heat WARNING for the City of 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

4:28 PM EDT Sunday 29 August 2021
Heat Warning in effect for:

  • City of Hamilton

Hot and humid conditions tonight and possibly into Monday.

Daytime maximum temperatures: 29 to 31 degrees Celsius, with humidex values of 37 to 42.

Overnight minimum temperatures: 20 to 23 degrees Celsius.

Warnings

4:42 AM EDT Sunday 22 August 2021
Heat Warning in effect for:

  • City of Hamilton

Heat and humidity expected to continue today and through the middle of next week.

Daytime maximum temperatures: 30 to 32 degrees Celsius, with humidex values 37 to 40.

Nighttime minimum temperatures: near 21 degrees Celsius.

These conditions are forecast to last through Wednesday night.

Warnings

6:58 PM EDT Saturday 21 August 2021
Heat Warning in effect for:

  • City of Hamilton

Heat and humidity expected to continue this weekend and through the middle of next week.

Daytime maximum temperatures: 30 to 32 degrees Celsius, with humidex values 37 to 40.

Nighttime minimum temperatures: near 21 degrees Celsius.

These conditions are forecast to last through Wednesday night.

Hot and humid air can also bring deteriorating air quality and can cause the Air Quality Health Index to approach 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.

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.

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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