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Another heat wave headed for parts of the Southern Interior

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July 11, 2021 - 8:00 PM

Are you ready for another heat wave?

Environment Canada said that more unseasonably high temperatures are on their way in the week ahead, raising mercury levels as high as 38 C in the Fraser Canyon and South Thompson.

The warning, which starts Monday and ends Wednesday, is expected to bring daytime highs ranging from 35 to 38 C combined with overnight lows near 18 C.

"Above seasonal daytime temperatures and elevated overnight temperatures will mean little relief from the heat. This heat event will increase the potential for heat-related illnesses," the national weather agency said.

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

Environment Canada and local Medical Health Officers expect an increase in health and safety risks from heat and are advising the public to take precautions.

 

 

 


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