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Alerts for: Metro Montréal - Laval

Warnings

11:50 AM EDT Friday 10 July 2020
Heat Warning in effect for:

  • Châteauguay - La Prairie area
  • Laval area
  • Longueuil - Varennes area
  • Montréal Island area

The extreme heat event continues.

A warm and humid air mass continues to affect Southern Quebec. Temperatures will reach up to 36 degrees Celsius today and will not fall below 20 overnight. The combined temperatures and humidity values will produce humidex values between 40 and 44.

Extreme heat affects everyone.

The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.

Check on older family, friends and neighbours. Make sure they are cool and drinking water

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.

Watch for the symptoms of heat illness: dizziness/fainting; nausea/vomiting; rapid breathing and heartbeat; extreme thirst; decreased urination with unusually dark urine.

Outdoor workers should take regularly scheduled breaks in a cool place.

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.

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

 

Statements

11:49 AM EDT Friday 10 July 2020
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Châteauguay - La Prairie area
  • Laval area
  • Longueuil - Varennes area
  • Montréal Island area

Rain throughout the weekend

The remnants of tropical storm Fay will move into Quebec Saturday morning. Rain associated with this system is expected to produce rainfall amounts of 20 to 40 millimetres over parts of Southern and Central Quebec. Some areas could however receive a total of more than 50 millimetres locally with the additional rainfall amounts produced by thunderstorms that could accompany this system.

Please continue to track up to date weather conditions by consulting the weather bulletins that will be issued within the next 24 hours.

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

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