(ENDED) Environment Canada has upgraded the weather statement to a heat warning.

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(Weather) Environment Canada has upgraded the weather statement to a heat warning.

https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns

“Heat Warning in effect :

Drink plenty of water even before you feel thirsty and stay in a cool place.

Reduce your heat risk. Schedule outdoor activities during the coolest parts of the day.

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.

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.

Persons in or near this area should be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Watch for updated statements.

Please refer to the latest public forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through your local radio and television stations or Weatheradio.”

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Environment Canada has put out a special weather statement due to the upcoming heat. Stay safe and enjoy the weather!

https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=ns

“Special weather statement in effect

The hottest weather of the season so far is expected.

Time span: Thursday and Friday, possibly Saturday.

Maximum Temperature Thursday: 30 to 32 degrees Celsius (Humidex 36)
Minimum Temperature Thursday night: 17 to 19 degrees Celsius
Maximum Temperature Friday: 33 degrees Celsius (Humidex 38)

Locations: Inland areas of Nova Scotia

Remarks: A very warm airmass will move into Nova Scotia today giving maximum temperatures inland near 28 degrees Celsius. Hot weather is expected on Thursday and Friday as a southwesterly flow develops ushering even warmer weather, giving the highest temperatures experienced so far this summer season.

Cooler temperatures will occur along parts of the coast, where winds blow onshore.

Reduce your risk. Schedule outdoor activities during the coolest parts of the day.
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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