Heat Warning Issued

(WINDSOR, ON) – Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Chatham-Kent, Rondeau Park, Windsor, Leamington, and Essex County. Humidex values are expected to reach 40 and hot and humid conditions will continue today.

A hot and humid airmass is expected to remain in place today. Maximum afternoon temperatures are expected to be near 30 degrees C with humidex values near 40. A cold front is expected to move through this afternoon bringing an end to the heat.

The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses, and people working or exercising outdoors. Drink plenty of water even before you feel thirsty and stay in a cool place.

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.

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