Environment and Climate Change Canada issued a Heat Warning for Lambton County on Monday that is expected to last until Wednesday. In high temperatures and humidity, your body may not be able to cool properly which can lead to heat exhaustion or even heat stroke.
A heat warning is issued when two consecutive days are forecasted to have a daytime high temperature greater than or equal to 31?C and a nighttime temperature greater than or equal to 20?C or a humidex greater than 40.
Visit www.lambtonhealth.on.ca for more information about extreme heat and your health. Resource topics include:
- Heat-Related Illness – identifying the signs and symptoms
- Fact Sheet – Preventing Heat-Related Illness
- Cooling Centre Locations
For more information call Lambton Public Health at (519) 383-8331 or toll-free 1-800-667-1839.