It’s going to feel like 44C this week in Mississauga and Brampton
Published June 19, 2022 at 4:19 pm
It officially turns over to the summer season this week on June 21 in Mississauga and Brampton.
Mississauga and Brampton residents enjoying the sun this week are reminded to watch for signs of heat illness as temperatures are expected to feel like 44 degrees Celsius in the region.
The extreme high will not hit until closer to the middle of the week.
A mix of sun and cloud will remain for the rest of the day today (June 19) with a low of 11 degrees Celsius tonight.
On Monday, the clouds will roll in and bring a 30 per cent chance of showers in the afternoon.
The heat and humidity starts on Tuesday (June 21) with a predicted high of 32 degrees Celsius and clear, sunny skies.
It does not cool off for Tuesday evening with a low of 22 degrees Celsius overnight and a 30 per cent chance of showers.
Wednesday (June 22) the humidity continues, making it feel like almost 44 degrees Celsius with the humidex.
Scientists at Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) predict that Canadians will see an increase in extreme heat days like this in the future.
ECCC warns of the possibility of heat illness when real-feel temperatures reach this high.
Symptoms of heat exhaustion can include dizziness or fainting, nausea, headaches, and extreme thirst. Displaying these signs may indicate a heat-related illness.
Thunderstorms are possible on Wednesday as well which may break the humidity.
Thursday (June 23) will be mostly sunny but feel “cooler” in comparison to earlier in the week with a predicted high of 27 degrees Celsius.
The seasonal average temperature high for this time of year is recorded as 24.8 degrees Celsius.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising