Heat Warning Downgraded to Alert for City, County, & Curve Lake & Hiawatha First Nations

Written by admin, June 25, 2013

June 25, 2013 – Heat Alert Continue for Affected Areas

With the forecast of cooler temperatures and less humid air, Peterborough Public Health is downgrading the Heat Warning issued on Monday, June 24, 2013 to a Heat Alert. Peterborough City and County, as well as Curve Lake and Hiawatha First Nations, continue to be under a Heat Alert however temperatures are forecasted to fall below the threshold of a heat alert later this week.

While the Heat Warning has been downgraded to a Heat Alert, residents are reminded to take precautions in hot weather, including drinking plenty of water to stay hydrated, keeping their homes cool and staying out of the heat whenever possible.  The Public Health will continue to monitor the weather forecasts throughout the summer and issue heat alerts, warnings or emergencies when forecasted.  Further information about staying healthy in extreme heat conditions and Public Health’s Heat Alert and Response System can be found on www.peterboroughpublichealth.ca .

 

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For further information, please contact:

Shawn Telford
Public Health Inspector
(705) 743-1000, ext. 287