A hot airmass will continue to dominate Southern Ontario today. Daytime highs in the low thirties are expected again today. The hot weather conditions may ease somewhat in many places on Thursday, but may persist in the Greater Toronto area.
Watch for symptoms of heat illness, which include – dizziness or fainting, nausea or vomiting – headache – rapid breathing and heartbeat – extreme thirst and – decreased urination with unusually dark yellow urine. If you experience any of these symptoms during extreme heat, immediately move to a cool place and drink liquids. Water is best.
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.
Taking a look now at the forecast:
Mainly sunny. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 late this morning. High 32. UV index 9 or very high.
Increasing cloudiness early this evening. 40 percent chance of showers late this evening and overnight with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low 18.
Mainly sunny. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 29.
Clear. Low 19.
Sunny. High 28.
Cloudy periods. Low 19.
A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers. High 24.
Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of showers. Low 17.
A mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of showers. High 28.
Cloudy periods with 40 percent chance of showers. Low 19.
Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. High 25.
Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Low 19.
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