(ENDED) An extended period of very warm and humid conditions is expected.

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**** Info via Environment Canada

UPDATE: Environment Canada has ended the heat warning for HRM. More info here:

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

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning.   Check out the link for more information:

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

“An extended period of very warm and humid conditions is expected.

Time span: continuing into Thursday.

Maximum humidex: 36 to 40 except lower along parts of coast.

Maximum temperatures: 28 to 32 degrees Celsius.

Minimum overnight temperatures: 19 degrees Celsius.

Locations: mainland Nova Scotia.

Remarks: warm and humid conditions will continue today through to Thursday. Cooler conditions will return later in the week.

Watch for the effects of heat illness: swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and the worsening of some health conditions.

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

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 https://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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