Heat Warning in Effect for Northumberland County

 

Significant heat and humidity will arrive today and continue into the weekend.

Daytime temperatures in the low to mid thirties with humidex values of 40 or higher are expected today and again on Saturday. Little relief is expected tonight and Saturday night as temperatures will only fall to the low to mid twenties with humidex values remaining near 30.

A cooler and less humid air mass is forecast to arrive in the wake of a weak cold front Sunday.

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.

For more information visit: https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/sun-safety/extreme-heat-heat-waves.html

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.