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Heat Alert Level 2 Issued Through Sunday – Humidex to be 40+C for Next Four Days

Wednesday July 20th, 2011, 11:15am


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The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit has once again issued Level 2 of their Heat Alert System.

This Level 2 Alert covers today through Sunday, July 24th, as daily Humidex values are expected to be over 40 degrees Celsius.

Level 2 means “A heat warning is designed to signal impending health risks to the public-at-large due to a prolonged extreme heat wave”.

Level 2 is normally issued for one of the following: Four or more days reaching Humidex 40, one or more days reaching Humidex 45 or four or more nights above Humidex 28.

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Today’s high temperature is expected to reach 34C, Thursday 39C and Environment Canada predicts an average high temperature of 34C, Friday – Sunday.

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