Canada Southern Manitoba under heat warning

08:06  13 july  2018
08:06  13 july  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

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a close up of a tower: Environment Canada has put all of southern Manitoba under a heat warning as temperatures are expected to hit or exceed 32 C across the bottom portion of the province Friday and Saturday. © Lyzaville Sale/CBC Environment Canada has put all of southern Manitoba under a heat warning as temperatures are expected to hit or exceed 32 C across the bottom portion of the province Friday and Saturday.

Environment Canada has put all of southern Manitoba — including the City of Winnipeg — under a heat warning that could extend into the weekend. 

A building ridge of high pressure is expected to bring extreme heat to the southern portion of the province.

a close up of a map: Environment Canada says a high ridge of pressure is expected to bring extreme heat to southern Manitoba Friday and Saturday. © Submitted by Environment Canada Environment Canada says a high ridge of pressure is expected to bring extreme heat to southern Manitoba Friday and Saturday.

The national weather service warns the high pressure ridge could see daytime highs throughout southern Manitoba reach or exceed 32 C both Friday and Saturday.

And things won't get much cooler at night.

Overnight lows are forecast to be in the high teens on both Friday and Saturday across the bottom half of the province.

Things should cool off Sunday with a cold front expected to roll through southern Manitoba Saturday night, says Environment Canada.

During heat warnings Environment Canada reminds Manitobans to watch out for the effects of heat illness including swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and the worsening of some health conditions.


Weather alerts issued as another tropical storm heads towards Newfoundland .
With sub-tropical storm Beryl set to move over the Avalon Peninsula from Monday to Tuesday morning, you might want to keep those rain jackets handy. Heavy showers are possible on the northern Avalon Peninsula and the Burin Peninsula, and in St. John's and area, until Tuesday morning thanks to Beryl's warm tropical air, according to a special weather statement issued by Environment Canada early Monday morning.

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