Heat warning continues today for Niagara

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A hot and humid airmass is expected to remain in place Saturday.

Temperatures will remain near thirty with humidex values in the upper thirties to forty; however with the passage of a cold front this evening, cooler temperatures and lower humidity is expected for the remainder of the weekend.

Extreme heat affects everyone.

The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.

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

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.

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.

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