(ENDED) Heat Warning in effect


**** Info via Environment Canada

Heat warnings have been lifted for the province according to Environment Canada.

Source – http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns

The heat warning has been extended one more day

Heat Warning in effect

Temperatures reaching 29 degrees Celsius combined with overnight lows near 18 degrees Celsius are expected for the next 2 days.

A period of very warm and humid weather continues.

Time span: continuing through Friday.

Maximum temperature today: 29 to 31 degrees Celsius (Humidex 36 to 39).
Minimum temperature tonight: 18 to 20 degrees Celsius.
Maximum temperature Friday (South Shore and Halifax County): 29 to 30 degrees Celsius (Humidex 30 to 33).

Locations: Mainland Nova Scotia areas away from the coast.

Remarks: A warm and humid airmass will remain across the entire province today. On Friday morning, a cold front will begin to sweep across the province, bringing relief to northern and eastern areas before the daytime maximums. The South Shore and Halifax County are likely to remain under the heat warning until Friday evening when the front moves through.

The highest temperatures are expected to occur inland away from the coast.

Extreme heat affects everyone.

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.

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.

Information is provided on the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness website at http://novascotia.ca/heat-related-illness/.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NSstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NSStorm.

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