A heat warning is in effect across parts of northwestern Ontario, and residents are warned of prolonged periods of heat and humidity. The region is expected to see highs of 30 and above today, tomorrow and Friday.
Environment Canada recommends to reduce your heat risk by drinking plenty of water, staying in a cool place and scheduling outdoor activities during the coolest parts of the day. Residents are reminded to not leave their pets inside of their vehicles for any prolonged period of time.
Heat warnings come into effect when there is a prolonged period with maximum daily temperatures of 29 degrees or above, with minimum overnight temperatures near 18 degrees.