Heat Warning In Effect Until Wednesday Evening, June 10th 2020 – Updated

Environment Canada has issued a Heat warning through until the evening of Wednesday, June 10th. That is because temperatures are expected to be in the dangerous range.

The Warning reads:

Heat event continues today.

Temperatures today will reach 30 or 31 degrees Celsius across the region in a hot and humid tropical air mass. Humidex values will reach the mid to upper thirties this afternoon.

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

A cold front accompanied by showers and thunderstorms will move through Southern Ontario tonight, bringing this heat event to an end.

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.

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.

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

Please exercise caution in your activities through Today and take care of each other.

Information and Image from Environment Canada.

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