Northwestern Ontario – Heat Warnings in Effect July 14, 2019

Heat Warning

DRYDEN – WEATHER – Environment Canada says that a hot and humid airmass will bring daytime high temperatures near 29c with humidex values near or above 36c. Overnight low temperatures will remain near or above 18 degrees, which will not provide much relief from the heat.

There is the potential that these hot conditions will continue on Tuesday. Cooler air is expected Tuesday night.

5:21 AM EDT Sunday 14 July 2019
Heat Warning in effect for:

      • Dryden – Vermilion Bay
      • Ignace – English River
      • Kenora – Grassy Narrows – Whitedog
      • Sioux Narrows – Nestor Falls – Morson
      • Atikokan – Shebandowan – Quetico Park
      • Upsala – Rait
      • Kakabeka Falls – Whitefish Lake – Arrow Lake
    • Fort Frances – Emo – Rainy River
    • Seine River Village – Mine Centre

    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.

    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.