THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – The heat warning from Environment Canada remains in effect for the City of Thunder Bay, Superior West, Nipigon, Greenstone, and north as far as Attawapiskat.
Environment Canada says to expect mainly sunny skies this morning, however, there are some fog patches that will be dissipating this morning. There is an increasing potential for cloudiness near noon then a 60 percent chance of showers this afternoon. There is the risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Wind becoming west 20 km/h gusting to 40 this afternoon. High 29. Humidex 36. UV index 8 or very high.
Heat Warning in effect for:
- City of Thunder Bay
- Nipigon, Terrace Bay, Schreiber
- Fort Hope – Lansdowne House – Ogoki / Marten Falls
Daytime temperatures are expected to reach near 30 degrees Celsius with humidex values in the high thirties. 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.
Be sure to drink plenty of water, keep an extra eye on Elders, young children, and of course your pets too.