11:24 AM EDT Friday 20 July 2018 Heat Warning in effect for:
North Bay - Powassan - Mattawa
West Nipissing - French River
Hot and humid conditions are expected today and into the weekend.
A hot and humid air mass has moved into the area and will remain in place through the weekend. Daytime highs are expected to reach near 30 degrees Celsius. Overnight lows are expected to be near 18 degrees Celsius providing little relief from the heat.
Daytime highs may remain near 30 degrees Celsius through early next week.
The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.
Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.
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.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.