10:24 a.m. ADT Thursday 6 July 2023
Humidex values reaching 36 are expected.
A period of very warm and humid weather is expected.
Time span: today, Friday, and Saturday.
Locations: most inland areas of mainland Nova Scotia.
Maximum temperature today: 27 to 29 degrees Celsius (Humidex 35 to 38), except cooler along parts of the coast. Minimum temperature tonight: 16 degrees Celsius.
Maximum temperature Friday: 29 to 31 degrees Celsius (Humidex 35 to 38), except cooler along parts of the coast.
Minimum temperature Friday night: 16 degrees Celsius.
Maximum temperature Saturday: 29 to 32 degrees Celsius (Humidex 30 to 35), except cooler along parts of the coast.
Extreme heat affects everyone.
Reduce your heat risk. Schedule outdoor activities during the coolest parts of the day.
Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.
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@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #NSStorm.