press release

Heat Warning issued for Lambton County

Point Edward, ON – With the prediction of hot and humid weather expected for Thursday, July 2 to Friday, July 3, Environment and Climate Change Canada is issuing a Heat Warning for Lambton County.  In high temperatures and humidity, your body may not be able to cool properly which can lead to heat exhaustion or even heat stroke.

A heat warning is issued when two consecutive days are forecasted to have a daytime high temperature greater than or equal to 31⁰C and a nighttime temperature greater than or equal to 20⁰C or a humidex greater than 40⁰C.

Visit www.lambtonpublichealth.ca for more information about extreme heat and your health.

Cooling Centre Locations

Due to COVID-19, cooling centers are limited. If you or someone you know require assistance due to the heat, please call Lambton Public Health at 519-383-8331 or 1-800-667-1839 to determine possible access points.

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Please contact:

Theresa Warren
Public Health Inspector
County of Lambton
519-383-8331