Published: Thu, July 05, 2018
Sci-tech | By Eric Barnett

Heat warning continues for Windsor

Heat warning continues for Windsor

During the extended heat warning, people are encouraged to visit family, friends and neighbours, especially isolated adults and seniors, to make sure they are cool and drinking plenty of fluids.

In the USA, one woman reportedly died Saturday in Pennsylvania after going into cardiac arrest due to the heat, and a 30-year-old man collapsed while running a race in NY.

The national forecaster says temperatures could reach the mid-30s with humidex values into the mid-40s, while some areas could see severe thunderstorms.

And two other deaths in Kansas City, Missouri are being investigated as possibly heat-related, CNN reported.

The recent heat wave has plagued central Pennsylvania with highs well into the 90s.

The hot temperatures and high humidity are expected to persist through at least Thursday, Environment Canada said.

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Last Thursday, the agency issued a heat warning for the Canada Day long weekend, calling the upcoming heat wave "the most significant heat event" Ontario has experienced in the last few years.

Friday's forecast is for a mix of sun and cloud, a 30 per cent chance of showers and a high of just 27 C and a low of 13 C that will have us all throwing open our windows.

The Salvation Army was out at Gore Park handing out bottles of water reminding people to heed the warnings and protect themselves, and police have already received a number of calls including one on Appleby Line and Upper Middle Road in Burlington where they rescued a dog from a hot auto where the temperature was 66 degrees.

He says most vulnerable to become sick due to high heat and humidity are infants, young children, the elderly and people with chronic health conditions like lung or heart problems.

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