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First heat warning of the season issued for Greater Sudbury

First heat warning of the season issued for Greater Sudbury”

The greatest chance for wet weather will be on Thursday, with showers in the forecast for the early evening.

It also describes Wednesday's weather as the "first heat event of the season".

Environment Canada issues heat warnings when "very high temperature or humidity conditions are expected to pose an elevated risk of heat illnesses, such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion".

Humidex values are expected to be in the mid- to upper-thirties. In fact May 8, unofficially, was the coldest in Sarnia since 1983.

Temperatures will soar to near the thirty degree again on Wednesday.

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It recommends that people drink lots of water, even if they don't feel thirsty, and that they stay in a cool place as much as possible.

"The scorching heat expected over the next few days and the pandemic context in which we find ourselves make the situation more complex for Montrealers looking for a bit of coolness", the city wrote in a statement.

Meanwhile, Durham Police Constable George Tudos says people, especially kids, and pets should never be left in a hot vehicle.

Temperatures at this time of year normally reach a high of 22 C, 72 F, with lows around 10 C.



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