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Alerts for: Sydney Metro and Cape Breton County


3:28 PM ADT Monday 10 August 2020
Heat Warning in effect for:

  • Sydney Metro and Cape Breton County

Humidex values reaching 36 are expected for the next 3 days.

An extended period of very warm and humid weather is expected.

Time span: Tuesday through Thursday.

Maximum daytime temperatures: 28 to 30 degrees Celsius (Humidex 35 to 39), except cooler along the coast.

Minimum overnight temperatures: 18 to 20 degrees Celsius.

Location: Most of Nova Scotia.

Remarks: A combination of very warm temperatures and elevated humidity will create very high humidex values over the next several days. Temperatures are forecast to turn cooler over all areas on Friday.

Reduce your heat risk. Schedule outdoor activities during the coolest parts of the day.

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.

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.

Information is provided on the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness website at

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports using #NSStorm.


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