Alerts for: Waterloo - Wellington

Statements

10:32 PM EDT Saturday 28 May 2016
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Guelph - Erin - Southern Wellington County
  • Kitchener - Cambridge - Region of Waterloo
  • Mount Forest - Arthur - Northern Wellington County

A warm and humid airmass has settled over Southern Ontario. While heat warning criteria is not expected to be reached in most places, this is the first spell of very warm and humid weather of the season.

These conditions pose a health risk when you are not used to the heat. Everyone is at risk from heat, especially older adults, infants and young children, and people with chronic illnesses. You are advised to (1) drink plenty of cool liquids before feeling thirsty, and (2) keep cool by dressing for the weather and spending a few hours each day in a cool place.

Maximum temperatures have reached the 29 to 32 range Saturday. Overnight lows will range from 18 to 21 tonight.

Maximum temperatures Sunday and Monday are forecast in the high twenties with overnight lows in the mid to high teens.

Please monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment Canada at www.weather.gc.ca.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to storm.ontario@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #ONStorm.

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