Heat Warnings

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CK Public Health may issue a heat warning when Environment and Climate Change Canada predicts hot and humid weather.

When we issue a heat warning—take extra precautions to protect yourself and loved ones from heat related health risks.
Half pie with three slices. One yellow, one orange and one red. The yellow is pronounced with the words heat warning below

We issue a heat warning when two consecutive days are forecasted to have a daytime high temperature greater than or equal to 31°C and a night-time temperature greater than or equal to 21°C or a humidex greater than 42°C.

 

Half a pie shape with three slices. Yellow, orange and red. The yellow pie is pronounced with the words extended heat warning below

 

We issue an extended heat warning when three or more than three consecutive days are forecasted to have a daytime high temperature greater than or equal to 31°C and a night-time temperature greater than or equal to 21°C or a humidex greater than 42°.

 

 

A half pie shape with three slices. One yellow, one orange and one red. The red slice is pronounced with the words heat emergency below

 

We may issue a heat emergency during extenuating circumstances (i.e., large scale power outage or during water emergency).

 

Click here for information on heat related illness.

For more information contact CK Public Health at 519.355.1071.

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