Hot and humid conditions will moderate slightly today. Daytime highs are expected to reach thirty once again however humidity levels will be lower.
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. The warnings are issued when the humidex value is expected to reach 40°C or more or when the temperature is expected to reach levels ranging from 29°C to 40°C or greater depending on your location.
Now looking at the forecast for Niagara:
A mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming west 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High 31. UV index 9 or very high.
A few clouds. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40. Low 16.
A mix of sun and cloud. 30 percent chance of showers in the afternoon with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind becoming west 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High 30.
Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of showers. Low 20.
A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers. High 26.
Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of showers. Low 17.
A mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of showers. High 24.
Cloudy periods with 40 percent chance of showers. Low 19.
Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Windy. High 29.
Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers. Low 18.
A mix of sun and cloud. High 22.
Cloudy periods. Low 16.
A mix of sun and cloud. High 23.
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