Long-lasting heat warning in effect for Brampton

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Temperatures in the Montreal area are expected to hit 33 degrees Celsius with humidex values up to 41 C. The next few days will feature heat in the high 20s and low 30s.

Environment Canada issued a heat warning for the City of Toronto and much of the Greater Toronto Area Wednesday.

"The combined values of temperature and humidity will give humidex values that will reach 40".

Temperatures drop to about 23 degrees overnight.

Please refer to your public forecast for further details on expected temperatures.

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Air quality can deteriorate due to hot and humid air.

Extreme heat is a particular risk for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses, and individuals working or exercising outdoors.

Environment Canada is advising Peel residents about a prolonged period of hot weather anticipated for most of southern Ontario from Thursday, July 2 through Sunday, July 5.

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle. Symptoms of heat related illness can include dizziness/fainting, nausea/vomiting, rapid breathing and extreme thirst.

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