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Environment Canada issues heat warning

'Hot and humid air can also bring deteriorating air quality and can result in the Air Quality Health Index to approach the high risk category'
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Kinsmen Beach on Lake Nipissing Monday night. Photo by Chris Dawson/BayToday

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for the North Bay-West Nipissing region across to Greater Sudbury and vicinity. 

Environment Canada is reporting that a heat event is expected through Thursday.

"Daytime high temperatures near 30 today and in the low thirties on Wednesday and Thursday with overnight lows near 18 are expected," EC reporting in the release. 

"Hot and humid air can also bring deteriorating air quality and can result in the Air Quality Health Index to approach the high risk category."

Environment reminds the public that extreme heat affects everyone.

"The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors," stated the release. 


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