First Heat Alert starting Friday, July 5, 2019

First Heat Alert
First Heat Alert starting Friday, July 5, 2019
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Nolan A Machan

Nolan A Machan

Nolan Machan is the Publisher of OakvilleNews.Org and has over 41 years of local Oakville knowledge. He is committed to providing Oakville residents with the most up-to-date information about our great town.

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Environment Canada has issued its first heat alert for Friday July 5, 2019. They expect it to end by late Saturday night. The weather statement was issued at 4:56 AM.

Friday starts off at 24 but will feel like 31. The sun will be shining. By the afternoon the temperature continues to increase to 30 and feel like 40. As the day goes on the risk of rain, thunder and lightning increases to 45 per cent.

During the evening the temperature drops down into 20’s, but the humidity adds 7 degrees. As an example 25 degrees will feel like 32 degrees.

Saturday morning temperatures are expected to be in the low to mid-twenties. The humidity will add another 7 degrees. The chance of rain remains at 40 percent, with the potential of thunderstorms. The forecast for the day’s high is in the high 20’s. The evening temperatures do drop into the low 20’s. It isn’t until late night that the humidity is expected to to move out.

Outdoor options for beating the heat

Splash pad locations

  1. Coronation Park
  2. Forster Park
  3. Heritage Way
  4. Isaac Park
  5. Millbank Park
  6. Nautical Park
  7. Old Abbey Park
  8. Pineglen Park
  9. Postridge Park
  10. Sixteen Hollow Park
  11. Valleyridge Park
  12. Westoak Traills Community Park
  13. Wynten Way Park

There is also a town map that provides a visual of where the splash pads are located, just scroll to the bottom of the page: Oakville Splash Pad Map.


Outdoor Pools Locations

  1. Brookdale Pool
  2. Bronte Pool
  3. Falgarwood Pool
  4. Lions Pool
  5. Wedgewood Pool

Indoor Options for beating the heat alert

Indoor Pools

  1. Centennial
  2. Glen Abbey
  3. Iroquois Ridge
  4. Queen Elizabeth
  5. White Oaks

Before heading out please check the location for pool hours and availability.

For those who do not want to get wet you here are a few public options:

  1. Public Libraries
  2. Community Centres
  3. Town Hall

Like any weather event children and the infirm are always the first to be effected.

Finally, keep hydrated.

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