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.