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A heat wave is expected this week

A heat wave is expected this week
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Environment Canada issued a heat warning for the Montreal area that is expected to last through Friday.

Heat Warning in effect for: Châteauguay - La Prairie, Laval, Longueuil,  and Montréal Island

A warm and humid air mass will begin Tuesday through Friday. Temperature will exceed the 30-degree mark during the day and is not expected to drop below 20 degrees at night. Combined values of the temperature and the humidity will give humidex values near 40.


  • Check on older family, friends and neighbours.
  • Make sure they are cool and drinking water
  • Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.
  • Watch for the symptoms of heat illness: dizziness/fainting; nausea/vomiting; rapid breathing and extreme thirst


Monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. 

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