Forecast daytime temperatures are expected to be at least 31oC and overnight temperatures are 20oC or above. Humidex is at least 40oC

Tips for Hot Days

  • Drink lots of plain cool water before you feel thirsty
  • Stay cool and if possible, stay in an air-conditioned place
  • Wear a wide brimmed hat, UV protective sunglasses, and loose-fitting long shirts and pants.
  • Stay in the shade whenever possible
  • Reschedule or plan outdoor activities for cooler parts of the day
  • Call or visit family, friends and neighbours, especially isolated adults and seniors who are at greater risk of suffering from heat-related illness
  • If you feel faint, have difficulty breathing or feel confused and disoriented because of the heat, call your doctor. In an emergency, call 911.

 

For more information on how to protect your health during the heat, visit the Heat web site or review the various Guidelines which outline steps to help prevent heat-related illnesses.