Warmth warning in impact with temps climbing to mid-30s


BARRIE, ONT. – Parts of southern Ontario, including the North York region, have a heat warning in place as temperatures are expected to rise to mid-30s today and tomorrow.

According to Environment Canada, Newmarket and Georgina could reach temperatures of 34 ° C with a humidex of 40.

Environment Canada warns that extreme heat affects everyone and can put young children, pregnant women, the elderly, people with chronic illnesses, and those who work or exercise outdoors at greater risk of disease.

Environment Canada says the effects of heat illness include: swelling, rash, cramping, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke, and the deterioration of some health conditions.

They urge everyone not to leave people or pets in parked vehicles.

Environment Canada says temperatures are expected to drop to 21-25 degrees overnight, which offers little relief from the heat.

The heat and humidity are expected to end on Tuesday evening as a cold front is set to draw in.