Alerts for: Melfort - Tisdale - Nipawin - Carrot River
6:10 PM CST Thursday 21 June 2018
Heat Warning in effect for:
- R.M. of Arborfield including Arborfield and Zenon Park
- R.M. of Barrier Valley including Archerwill and McKague
- R.M. of Bjorkdale including Greenwater Lake Prov. Park
- R.M. of Connaught including Ridgedale and New Osgoode
- R.M. of Flett's Springs including Beatty Ethelton and Pathlow
- R.M. of Invergordon including Yellow Creek and Tarnopol
- R.M. of Kinistino including Kinistino and James Smith Res.
- R.M. of Lake Lenore including St. Brieux
- R.M. of Moose Range including Carrot River and Tobin Lake
- R.M. of Nipawin including Nipawin Aylsham and Pontrilas
- R.M. of Pleasantdale including Naicam and Pleasantdale
- R.M. of Star City including Melfort and Star City
- R.M. of Three Lakes including Middle Lake and St Benedict
- R.M. of Tisdale including Tisdale Eldersley and Sylvania
- R.M. of Torch River including Choiceland and White Fox
- R.M. of Willow Creek including Gronlid and Fairy Glen
A period with maximum daily temperatures reaching or exceeding 29C and minimum overnight temperatures staying at or above 14C will continue through today. Above seasonal temperatures will continue through the weekend and into next week.
Residents of and visitors to the above warned regions are advised to take the following precautions to protect themselves, their families and their neighbours:
- Consider rescheduling outdoor activities to cooler hours of the day.
- Take frequent breaks from the heat.
- Drink plenty of water and other non-alcoholic, non-caffeinated beverages to stay hydrated.
- Do not leave any person or pet inside a closed vehicle, for any length of time.
Monitor for symptoms of heat stroke or heat exhaustion, such as high body temperature, lack of sweat, confusion, fainting, and unconsciousness.
Particular vigilance is urged for vulnerable individuals, including children, seniors, individuals with pre-existing lung, heart, kidney, nervous system, mental health or diabetic conditions, outdoor workers, as well as those who are socially isolated.
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 call HealthLine 811 for advice on health risks, symptoms and precautions associated with heat.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to SKstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #SKStorm.
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