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!