A high pressure system that is stationary over the area is in no rush to leave. In fact, hot and sunny conditions will prevail for several more days and then the humidity starts to build in next week that could sparks some thunderstorms. In the meantime, enjoy this very hot spell of Summer weather!
Heat Warning in effect for:
- Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island
A heat event is expected Thursday into the weekend.
Inland from the Great Lakes, daytime high temperatures near 30 with humidex values near 36 are expected over the next few days. Overnight lows will range from 16 to 20 degrees Celsius.
Areas near the Great Lakes will feel slightly cooler temperatures.
Please refer to your public forecast for further details on expected temperatures.
Hot and humid air can also bring deteriorating air quality and can result in the Air Quality Health Index to approach the high risk category.
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.
Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.
Outdoor workers should take regularly scheduled breaks in a cool place.