Edmonton weather: Heat warning, three days of plus 30 C, fo’ shizzle


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– Consider rescheduling outdoor activities to cooler hours of the day.
– Take frequent breaks from the heat, spending time in cooled indoor spaces where possible.
– Drink plenty of water and other non-alcoholic, non-caffeinated beverages to stay hydrated.
– Check for your children or pets before you exit your vehicle. Do not leave any person or pet inside a closed vehicle, for any length of time.

Monitor for symptoms of heat stroke or heat exhaustion, such as high body temperature, lack of sweat, confusion, fainting, and unconsciousness.

Pay particular attention to individuals that can experience earlier or more severe effects from heat including infants, children, seniors, and individuals with pre-existing lung, heart, kidney, nervous system, mental health or diabetic conditions, outdoor workers, as well as those who are socially isolated.

Heat warnings are issued when very high temperature conditions are expected to pose an elevated risk of heat illnesses, such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion.

For more heat health advice, visit: www.albertahealthservices.ca/news/heat.aspx.”

Sorry.

Weather nag done.

Know that after the string of above 30 C days, Wednesday through Saturday will hover in the 24 C range. What a damn fine summer.

Today’s forecast

Today:Sunny with fog patches early before winds are south 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. High 31 C. Humidex 34. UV index 8 or very high.

Tonight:Clear, wind south 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low 14 C.

Tomorrow: Sunny, becoming a mix of sun and cloud in the morning. High 32 C. Humidex 34. UV index 7 or high. Clear overnight. Low 15 C.

Sunrise: 6:16 a.m.

Sunset:9:00 p.m.

Normals

Average High: 22 C

Average Low: 11C

Yesterday

Max: 23.2 C

Min: 12.2C

Total Precipitation: 0.0 mm

On This Day (1997-2019)

Highest temperature: 30 C (2008)

Lowest temperature: 4.4 C (2002)

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