Extreme heat triggers weather warning from Environment Canada

From Environment Canada @ 4pm June 17:

A period of hot weather is expected for the end of the week.

Time span: Thursday and Friday, possibly Saturday.

Maximum Temperature Thursday: 30 to 32 degrees Celsius (Humidex 34 to 36).
Minimum Temperature Thursday night: 17 to 20 degrees Celsius.
Maximum Temperature Friday: 33 degrees Celsius (Humidex 34 to 38).

Locations: Inland areas of Nova Scotia.

Remarks: Cooler temperatures will occur along parts of the coast, where winds blow onshore. Temperatures will turn cooler over the weekend.

Drink plenty of water even before you feel thirsty and stay in a cool place.

Reduce your heat risk. Schedule outdoor activities during the coolest parts of the day.

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

Information is provided on the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness website at https://novascotia.ca/heat-related-illness/.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NSstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NSStorm.

Source: Environment Canada

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