Heat Warning In effect
Environment Canada has issued a Heat Warning for most of southern Quebec.
The weather forecast is calling for temperatures in the low to mid-30's with Humidex values of between 35 and 40 starting Friday and lasting until early next week.
The Health Ministry has issued several reccomendations to help cope with the heat.
- Drink 6 to 8 glasses of water per day. Follow your physician's instructions regarding the amount of fluid to drink
- Avoid alcoholic beverages
- If you can, spend at least 2 hours a day in an air-conditioned or cool location
- Take at least one cool shower or bath per day, or cool your skin several times per day with wet towels
- Limit physical activity
- Wear light clothes