Kenora broke a one-year-old heat record on Saturday, based on historical weather information provided by Environment Canada.

The past record for July 3 was 32.3 C, which was set in 2020.

The mercury topped out at 33.1 C Saturday afternoon.

The heat warning continues for the region, but a cold front will track east across northwestern Ontario tonight reaching Geraldton by Monday morning bringing a reprieve from the heat.