Alerts for: Cornwall – Morrisburg
4:41 AM EDT Thursday 14 July 2016
Heat Warning in effect for:
- Cornwall – Lancaster
- Maxville – Alexandria
- Morrisburg – Long Sault
- Winchester – Newington
A hot and humid airmass will continue to affect the regions today. Maximum temperatures will be near 30 degrees and Maximum humidex values will approach 40 again today.
Shower or thunderstorm activity could bring relief at times to some places.
Some locales along the shores of the Great Lakes will see temperatures a few degrees lower during this event.
A cooler airmass will arrive by Friday.
Heat illnesses include heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat fainting, heat edema (swelling of hands, feet and ankles), heat rash and heat cramps (muscle cramps).
Frequently visit neighbours, friends and older family members, especially those who are chronically ill, to make sure that they are cool and hydrated.
Never leave people or pets in your care inside a parked vehicle or in direct sunlight.
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.