Heat Wave Hitting TBay and Area

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(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Be advised, citizens, we have a heat wave coming down upon us. Keep cool and drink lots of water. Bring the kids to the splash pad and other cooling activities.

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Below is the alert issued by Environment Canada regarding the heat!

Special weather statement in effect for:

  • City of Thunder Bay
  • Cloud Bay – Dorion
  • Kakabeka Falls – Whitefish Lake – Arrow Lake

The first heat event of the season is expected today.

A hot air mass is expected to pay a brief visit to the Thunder Bay area today, with afternoon temperatures near 30 degrees expected. Humidex values may reach the mid thirties.

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Cooler air from Lake Superior is expected to return by this evening, with temperatures remaining somewhat lower Friday into the weekend.

These conditions pose a health risk when you are not used to the heat.

Everyone is at risk from heat, especially older adults; infants and young children; and people with chronic illnesses.

You are advised to 1) drink plenty of cool liquids before feeling thirsty; and 2) keep cool by dressing for the weather and spending a few hours each day in a cool place.

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