July 8, 2018 – Heat Alert Continues for Northwestern Ontario

Weather Alert Ended

Weather Alert EndedWEATHER ALERT Ended

THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – There is relief in sight from the high temperatures for those who are complaining about the head.

Environment Canada says a cold front will come through the region later tonight. The majority of Northwestern Ontario remains under a heat alert.

Heat Warning in effect for:

  • City of Thunder Bay

The heat event will continue today.

After early morning lows today in the high teens to low twenties, temperatures will once again soar to near the 30-degree mark this afternoon.

A cold front is forecast to cross the region tonight, bringing this heat event to an end. Temperatures will be a few degrees lower on Monday in the wake of the front.

Watch for the effects of heat illness: swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and the worsening of some health conditions.

Reduce your heat risk. Schedule outdoor activities during the coolest parts of the day.

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.