New Heat Alert System In Place

Thursday June 9th, 2011

Posted at 10:15am


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As extremely hot weather and humidity can be very dangerous,  the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has launched a new program this summer consisting of three levels to warn the public on theses hot, hazy and humid days of Summer.

Level One alert is issued when:

One or more days reaching Humidex 40

    Level Two alert is issued when:

    Four or more days reaching Humidex 40
    One or more days reaching Humidex 45
    Four or more nights above Humidex 28

      Level Three alert is issued when:

      During a severe or prolonged emergency, such as power outages or water shortages.

      When ever an alert is issued windsoriteDOTca will let all our readers know!

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