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Alberta under heat warning for August long weekend

1596236391 Alberta under heat warning for August long weekend  - Environment Canada

It’s going to be a scorcher across almost all of Alberta this August long weekend. Environment Canada issued heat warnings Friday afternoon for almost the entire province, with the exception of Banff National Park and mountain areas to the south. “A strong ridge of high pressure will bring above average heat for the long weekend,” […]

Severe thunderstorms could hit Montreal area Wednesday afternoon – Montreal

1596053223 Severe thunderstorms could hit Montreal area Wednesday afternoon Montreal  - Environment Canada

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for much of Southern Quebec and the Montreal area including Laval, Châteauguay, Laprairie, Longueuil and Varennes. The weather agency says conditions will be favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening. 0:35 Quebec experiences first tornado of 2020, according to Environment Canada Quebec experiences […]

Hot weather en route for B.C.’s Southern Interior: Environment Canada – Okanagan

1595690295 Hot weather en route for BCs Southern Interior Environment Canada  - Environment Canada

On the heels of a severe thunderstorm watch that was issued for the North Okanagan and Shuswap on Friday morning, Environment Canada says hot weather will soon hit the southern half of B.C. According to the national weather agency, a strong ridge of high pressure will start building over the Southern Interior, leading to seasonably […]

Several Lachine pools close after lifeguard tests positive for COVID-19 – Montreal

1595675699 Several Lachine pools close after lifeguard tests positive for COVID 19  - Environment Canada

Three swimming pools and a wading pond for kids in the Montreal borough of Lachine are closed just before a heat wave is expected to blanket Montreal on the weekend. The borough announced the closure on Wednesday, saying that a lifeguard was diagnosed with COVID-19. Affected facilities include the one at Kirkland Park at 150, […]

Heat warning issued for Toronto, could feel like 40 C with humidity – Toronto

1595624217 Heat warning issued for Toronto could feel like 40 C  - Environment Canada

A heat warning has been issued for the City of Toronto by Environment Canada as temperatures are set to rise. Global News chief meteorologist Anthony Farnell said Toronto is still on track for a record-warm July. “Temperatures this weekend will once again top 30 C and increasing humidity levels will make it feel uncomfortable for […]

Heat warning issued for Toronto as humidex expected to reach 40 for several days – Toronto

1594940386 Heat warning issued for Toronto as humidex expected to reach  - Environment Canada

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Toronto with humidex values expected to reach 40 over the next several days. The weather agency said “a hot and humid tropical air mass” will move in on Friday, causing temperatures to remain sweltering until at least Monday. “Temperatures are expected to rise to the low-to-mid 30s […]

Hot temperatures continue to blast Toronto as Environment Canada issues air quality statement – Toronto

1594314397 Hot temperatures continue to blast Toronto as Environment Canada issues  - Environment Canada

Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement as Toronto and the surrounding GTA continue to be blasted by hot temperatures. “A special air quality statement is in place due to the possibility of deteriorating air quality,” the agency wrote in a press release Thursday. “Hot and sunny conditions are expected to cause increasing […]

Tornado watch, severe thunderstorm warning issued for Toronto as flooding reported in some areas – Toronto

1594236371 Tornado watch severe thunderstorm warning issued for Toronto as flooding  - Environment Canada

A tornado watch and a severe thunderstorm warning have been issued for Toronto by Environment Canada amid reports of localized flooding in some parts of the city. Global News Chief Meteorologist Anthony Farnell said Wednesday afternoon’s system could bring intense rain to parts of Toronto. “This cell over the city has utilized the lake breeze […]

‘We’re cooking’: Montreal contractors deal with 4th consecutive heat wave in Quebec – Montreal

1594228836 ‘Were cooking Montreal contractors deal with 4th consecutive heat wave  - Environment Canada

As Montreal continues to deal with a smouldering heat wave, the workers’ health and safety board is issuing warnings to local contractors working outdoors. The CNESST is calling on workers to be safe during this intense heat. While it has not received any complaints or issued fines, it is advising workers to be aware of […]

Heat wave expected for Montreal this week, Environment Canada warns – Montreal

1594044517 Heat wave expected for Montreal this week Environment Canada warns  - Environment Canada

Are you ready for another heat wave, Quebec? Environment Canada issued a heat warning on Monday for several areas in the southern half of the province, including Montreal. The weather agency warns a warm and humid air mass will descend and temperatures surpass 30 C during the week. The heat may linger into Friday. “Combined […]