The first heat wave of the summer will stretch into the weekend.
A Heat Warning continues for Ottawa-Gatineau, Brockville – Leeds and Grenville, Prescott-Russell and Cornwall-Morrisburg.
The temperature hit 32.3C in Ottawa on Thursday, making it the warmest day of 2019.July 4, 2019
Environment Canada says a hot and humid airmass will continue to drip the region into Saturday. With the humidex, it will feel closer to 40.
In a statement, the weather agency says a cold front will pass through the National Capital Region on Saturday, bringing lower humidity and cooler temperatures.
Ottawa Public Health is reminding people to drink plenty of fluids and find a cool place to seek shelter from the heat.July 4, 2019