Heat warning back in effect for P.E.I

James Marshall
August 8, 2018

Heat warnings were also in effect Monday afternoon around Westlock and Bonnyville, and south to the US border near Cardston, Lethbridge and Cypress Hills Provincial Park.

It says never leave any person or pet inside a closed vehicle, for any length of time.

As reported, on Sunday and Monday, August 5 and 6, in the daytime the temperature will reach a maximum of 31° C or higher.

Forecasters say a cold front is expected to move through the area Tuesday, bringing an end to the weeklong heat event.

As of 8 a.m. ET Monday, long weekend heat warnings remained in place for all of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, most southern parts of Ontario and Quebec, including Toronto and Montreal, as well as certain parts of Labrador.

High temperatures mean big health risk for young children, pregnant women, the elderly, people with chronic diseases and those who work outdoors.

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Milton, Burlington, Oakviille and Halton Hills.

Heat warnings are issued when high temperatures are expected to pose an elevated risk of heat illnesses, such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion.

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