HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT-GRAVENHURST, MUSKOKA

Alerts for: Parry Sound - Muskoka

Warnings

 Friday 05 August 2016

Heat Warning remains in effect for:

  • Bracebridge - Gravenhurst
  • Port Carling - Port Severn

A heat episode will continue on today for many regions in Southern Ontario. Daytime temperatures will reach the low thirties with afternoon humidex values in the mid to upper thirties. Overnight lows will be near 20 degrees.

This latest heat episode will come to an end tonight with the passage of a cold front.

Frequently visit neighbours, friends and older family members, especially those who are chronically ill, to make sure that they are cool and hydrated.

Never leave people or pets in your care inside a parked vehicle or in direct sunlight.

Prepare meals that don't need to be cooked in your oven.

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.

COOLING CENTRE

Gravenhurst YMCA

101 Centennial Dr, Gravenhurst,

(705) 687-9899