Heat Warning in effect for – Simcoe – Delhi – Norfolk
Hot and humid today and Monday.
Humidex values reaching 40 are expected.
High temperatures are expected to reach the low thirties today and Monday with peak humidex values near 40.
Also, temperatures will only drop to the low twenties tonight offering little relief from the heat.
A cold front will cross Southern Ontario Monday night ending the heat event.
Special air quality statement in effect for Simcoe – Delhi – Norfolk
Possible high levels of air pollution are expected today.
Hot and sunny conditions are expected to cause increasing ground-level ozone concentrations in Southwestern Ontario and the Golden Horseshoe area.
Moderate risk AQHI values are expected throughout today with the potential of short-term high risk AQHI values in the afternoon.
A special air quality statement is in place due to the possibility of deteriorating air quality.
Individuals may experience symptoms such as increased coughing, throat irritation, headaches or shortness of breath. Children, seniors, and those with cardiovascular or lung disease, such as asthma, are especially at risk.