Point Edward, ON – With the prediction of hot and humid weather expected for Wednesday, July 26 and Thursday, July 27, Environment and Climate Change Canada is issuing a Heat Warning for Lambton County.
Conditions will be monitored to determine if an extended heat warning be issued for Friday, July 28, 2023.
Heat warnings are issued when two or more consecutive days of daytime maximum temperatures are expected to reach 31°C or warmer and nighttime minimum temperatures are expected to sit at 20°C or warmer or when two or more consecutive days of humidex values are expected to reach 40°C or higher. In high temperatures and humidity, your body may not be able to cool properly which can lead to heat exhaustion or even heat stroke.
For additional information and resources on extreme heat, please visit Health Canada’s website.
Cooling Centre Locations
Please visit LambtonPublicHealth.ca for more information about extreme heat and your health an access a list of available cooling centre locations and the hours of operation.