Heat warning for Lambton County

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FROM LAMBTON PUBLIC HEALTH

Environment and Climate Change Canada has issued a Heat Warning for Lambton County. Hot, humid weather is expected to arrive in the area Tuesday.

The warning will remain in effect for at least the next two days.

A heat warning is issued when two consecutive days have a forecasted daytime high temperature greater than or equal to 31⁰C and a nighttime temperature greater than or equal to 20⁰C or a humidex greater than 40.

When temperatures and humidity are high, the body may not be able to cool properly leading to heat exhaustion or heat stroke.

Visit www.lambtonhealth.on.ca for more information about extreme heat and your health. Resource topics include:

  • Heat-Related Illness – identifying the signs and symptoms
  • Fact Sheet – Preventing Heat-Related Illness
  • Cooling Centre locations

For more information, call Lambton Public Health at 519-383-8331 or toll-free 1-800-667-1839.

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