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Canada Southern Manitoba under heat warning

08:06  13 july  2018
08:06  13 july  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

More hot, sticky weather in eastern Canada

  More hot, sticky weather in eastern Canada More hot, sticky weather in eastern CanadaEnvironment Canada says humidex readings will be in the 40 Celsius range today from southwestern and northeastern Ontario through southern Quebec and into the Atlantic region.

Environment Canada has put all of southern Manitoba — including the City of Winnipeg — under a heat warning that could extend into the weekend. Environment Canada calling for extreme heat Friday and Saturday. CBC News · Posted: Jul 12, 2018 10:44 PM CT | Last Updated: July 13.

Environment Canada has put all of southern Manitoba — including the City of Winnipeg — under a heat warning that could extend into the weekend.

a close up of a tower: Environment Canada has put all of southern Manitoba under a heat warning as temperatures are expected to hit or exceed 32 C across the bottom portion of the province Friday and Saturday. © Lyzaville Sale/CBC Environment Canada has put all of southern Manitoba under a heat warning as temperatures are expected to hit or exceed 32 C across the bottom portion of the province Friday and Saturday.

Environment Canada has put all of southern Manitoba — including the City of Winnipeg — under a heat warning that could extend into the weekend. 

A building ridge of high pressure is expected to bring extreme heat to the southern portion of the province.

a close up of a map: Environment Canada says a high ridge of pressure is expected to bring extreme heat to southern Manitoba Friday and Saturday. © Submitted by Environment Canada Environment Canada says a high ridge of pressure is expected to bring extreme heat to southern Manitoba Friday and Saturday.

The national weather service warns the high pressure ridge could see daytime highs throughout southern Manitoba reach or exceed 32 C both Friday and Saturday.

And things won't get much cooler at night.

Overnight lows are forecast to be in the high teens on both Friday and Saturday across the bottom half of the province.

Things should cool off Sunday with a cold front expected to roll through southern Manitoba Saturday night, says Environment Canada.

During heat warnings Environment Canada reminds Manitobans to watch out for the effects of heat illness including swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and the worsening of some health conditions.


Eastern Manitoba canoe routes closed due to wildfire threat .
Canoe routes in two provincial parks near the Ontario border have been closed until further notice due to a fire threat. The Bird River-Elbow Lake Canoe Route and 19 designated water route campsites in Nopiming Provincial Park are closed, the Manitoba government said in a news release Sunday. The government has also closed Bloodvein River recreational canoeing and the access corridor area in Atikaki Provincial Park until further notice due to the threat of fire.

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