Another hot and humid day is expected today, hot on the heels of yesterday’s heat. Daytime high temperatures are expected to climb into the low thirties once again, with maximum humidex values in the 37 to 40 range. Overnight temperatures tonight will also be warm with minimum readings of around 20 degrees or so.
The warmth and humidity are expected to linger well into the upcoming week, although sproradic showers and thunderstorms will restrain high temperatures somewhat.
While extreme heat can put everyone at risk from heat illnesses, health risks are greatest for – older adults – infants and young children – people with chronic illnesses such as breathing difficulties, heart conditions or psychiatric illnesses – people who work in the heat – people who exercise in the heat – people without access to air conditioning and – homeless people.
Drink plenty of liquids especially water before you feel thirsty to decrease your risk of dehydration. Thirst is not a good indicator of dehydration.
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.
Mainly sunny. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h early this afternoon. High 31. UV index 8 or very high.
Partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers before morning with risk of a thunderstorm. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. Low 21.
A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h in the afternoon. High 29.
Cloudy periods with 30 percent chance of showers. Low 22.
A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of showers. High 28.
Cloudy periods with 40 percent chance of showers. Low 21.
Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms. High 27.
Clear. Low 15.
Sunny. High 26.
Clear. Low 16.
Sunny. High 25.
Clear. Low 18.
Sunny. High 26.
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