Environment Canada issues heat warning for region

CHARLOTTE COUNTY – Grand Manan and coastal Charlotte County will see hot, humid weather over the next couple of days.  The region should expect daytime high temperatures reaching 34 degrees Celsius coupled with overnight lows around 18 degrees Celsius are predicted for Monday, June 7 and Tuesday, June 8.

Monday can expect to see the humidex reach between 38 to 43 degrees on Monday, and 34 to 37 degrees Tuesday.

Temperatures are expected to fall overnight Tuesday.

Areas on the Fundy coast can expect to be generally cooler during the heat warning period.

According to the Government of Canada website, extreme heat can “put your health at risk, causing illness like heat stroke and even death”.

Health risks are greater for those who are older, infants and young children, and those with chronic illnesses.  Those who work outside and exercise in the heat should exercise caution during the heat warning. The website also states the importance of staying cool and well hydrated.

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To report severe weather, send an email to NBstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NBStorm

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