THUNDER BAY – We doubt you need to read it, but Environment Canada has issued a Heat Warning. The heat will keep ongoing for the next day or so.
Heat Warning in effect for:
- City of Thunder Bay
Heat event will continue through the weekend.
Daytime temperatures are expected to reach the low 30’s with humidex values approaching 40. Overnight temperatures will remain near 20 degrees Celsius, providing little relief from the heat. Temperatures will cool off slightly on Monday.
Hot and humid air can also bring deteriorating air quality and can 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.
Watch for the effects of heat illness: swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heatstroke, and the worsening of some health conditions.