Heat Warning in effect for Mississauga, Brampton, Burlington, Oakville and Milton

Published August 21, 2021 at 10:02 am

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It’s going to be a hot one this weekend and even pushing into next week in Mississauga, Brampton, Burlington, Oakville, Caledon, Halton Hills and Milton.

Hot and humid conditions expected to continue today then possibly into early next week.

Maximum temperatures: 31 degrees Celsius, with humidex values 36 to 40.

Minimum temperatures: near 22 degrees Celsius.

Afternoon temperatures Sunday may be a degree or so lower than on Saturday. However, temperatures may once again rise to the low thirties early next week.

Hot and humid air can also bring deteriorating air quality and can cause the Air Quality Health Index to approach the high risk category.

The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.

Drink plenty of water even before you feel thirsty and stay in a cool place.

Seek a cool place such as a tree-shaded area, swimming pool, shower or bath, or air-conditioned spot like a public building.

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.

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