Heat warning: Up to +35° with humidex through Wednesday

(Jul 25th 2023 5am report)

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Temperatures reaching 30 degrees Celsius combined with overnight lows near 16 degrees Celsius are expected for the next 2 days.

Time span: Today through Wednesday.

Locations: most of mainland Nova Scotia.

Remarks: Inland areas away from the coast are expected reach heat alert levels for the next 2 days. Temperature today will likely exceed 30 degrees, humidex values will remain near 35 both days.

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

Outdoor workers should take regularly scheduled breaks in a cool place.

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.

Issued by Environment Canada and the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness.

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