Extended: Weekend Heat Warning issued for Oakville

Weekend Heat Warning
Extended: Weekend Heat Warning issued for Oakville
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The weekend heat warning issued by Environment Canada was extended on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 4:46 AM to include Monday, September 25th and Tuesday, September 26th.

This hot and humid weather is expected to break on Wednesday, September 27, 2017, as a cold front enters Oakville bringing with it a 40 percent chance of rain. Seasonal temperatures are expected to return on Thursday, September 29, 2017 with a high of 20 degrees.

Original Post: September 22/17

Environment Canada has issued a weekend heat warning for Oakville extending from Saturday and Sunday with temperatures approaching 40 degrees.

The heat warning was issued at 3:28 PM on Friday, September 22, 2017.

On Saturday, according to the weather channel temperatures will reach 30 degrees, but it will feel more like 39 degrees. Sunday is expected to reach 30 and feel like 38.

The heat warning will like be extended into next Monday and Tuesday, with a slight drop on Wednesday, and a return to seasonal temperatures by Friday.

Here is Environment Canada’s Weekend Heat Warning

Temperatures and humidity are expected to increase this weekend under continued sunny skies. Maximum humidex values are forecast to approach 40 on both Saturday and Sunday, and the unseasonably warm temperatures and humidity are likely to persist into early next week.

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Extreme heat affects everyone.

The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.

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

Seek a cool place such as a tree-shaded area, swimming pool, shower or bath, or air-conditioned spot like a public building.

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.

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.

More information on Environment Canada’s weekend heat warning

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