Extreme heat for much of the Northeast
A heat warning has been issued for Greater Sudbury
Published Wednesday, July 3, 2019 4:17PM EDT
Environment Canada issued a number of heat warnings on July 3rd - including alerts for:
Chapleau - Gogama
Elliot Lake – Ranger Lake
Greater Sudbury & vicinity
Kapuskasing – Hearst
Kirkland Lake – New Liskeard – Temagami
Moosonee – Fort Albany
North Bay – West Nipissing
Timmins – Cochrane
Environment Canada says a hot and humid airmass has reached the area and will remain in place through Thursday night. Maximum afternoon temperatures near 30 degrees are forecast today and Thursday with humidex values near 36. Overnight minimum temperatures are likely to remain near 18 degrees providing little relief from the heat. A cold front Thursday night will bring cooler conditions and lower humidity for Friday.
Environment Canada is reminding people that extreme heat affects everyone. It says the risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.