MANITOBA – Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for much of southern Manitoba.
We should see temperatures hit 30 degrees today, but with humidex values it will peak around the 40 degree mark.
The heat and humidity is forecasted to last throughout the day, with severe storms expected for the evening.
Conditions will be somewhat cooler tomorrow as a cold front moves through the province.
Areas under the heat warning include:
- Arborg – Hecla – Fisher River – Gypsumville – Ashern
- Brandon – Neepawa – Carberry – Treherne
- City of Winnipeg
- Dauphin – Russell – Roblin – Winnipegosis
- Dugald – Beausejour – Grand Beach
- Grand Rapids – Waterhen
- Killarney – Pilot Mound – Manitou
- Melita – Boissevain – Turtle Mountain Provincial Park
- Minnedosa – Riding Mountain National Park
- Morden – Winkler – Altona – Morris
- Portage la Prairie – Headingley – Brunkild – Carman
- Selkirk – Gimli – Stonewall – Woodlands
- Ste. Rose – McCreary – Alonsa – Gladstone
- Steinbach – St. Adolphe – Emerson – Vita – Richer
- Virden – Souris
Environment Canada encourages everyone to drink plenty of liquids especially water before you feel thirsty to decrease your risk of dehydration. Thirst is not a good indicator of dehydration.
Reschedule or plan outdoor activities during cooler parts of the day.
Never leave people or pets in your care inside a parked vehicle or in direct sunlight.