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Weather Alerts for: Kakabeka Falls - Whitefish Lake - Arrow Lake

Warnings

Heat Warning in effect for:
  • Kakabeka Falls - Whitefish Lake - Arrow Lake

A heat event will persist through today. Daytime highs are expected to be near 29 degrees Celsius with humidex values of up to 36. There will be little relief at night as minimum temperatures of 18 degrees Celsius are expected. A cooler airmass will arrive on Monday. Extreme heat can affect everyone’s health. Drink plenty of water regularly, even before you feel thirsty to decrease your risk of dehydration. Thirst is not a good indicator of dehydration. Reduce your heat risk. Schedule outdoor activities during the coolest parts of the day. Never leave people, particularly children, or pets inside a parked vehicle. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.


Watches

Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect for:
  • Kakabeka Falls - Whitefish Lake - Arrow Lake

Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts and large hail. Timing: Tonight. Hazard: WInd gusts up to 90 km/h. Hail of 2 cm. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Water-related activities may be unsafe due to violent and sudden gusts of wind over bodies of water. Be prepared for severe weather. Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors! Emergency Management Ontario recommends that you take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches. Severe thunderstorm watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm. For more information: ontario.ca/page/be-prepared-emergency.

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