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Heat Warning in effect for: Merrickville-Wolford, Kemptville, Westport, Charleston Lake, Smiths Falls, Lanark County, Morrisburg & Long Sault

Heat Warning in effect for: Merrickville-Wolford, Kemptville, Westport, Charleston Lake, Smiths Falls, Lanark County, Morrisburg & Long Sault
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Ottawa – First heat event of the season continues today.

Temperatures today will reach the low thirties with humidex values near forty. Overnight lows are expected to be near 20 degrees, providing little relief from the heat during this timeframe. Temperatures are expected fall below heat warning criteria by Tuesday as a trough moves into Southern Ontario.

Watch for the effects of heat illness: swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and the worsening of some health conditions.

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

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.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.cpio-tempetes-ospc-storms.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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