Date: December 15, 2018

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Heat Warning issued for Lambton County

This page was reviewed or revised on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 12:53 PM

Point Edward, ON - Environment and Climate Change Canada issued a Heat Warning for Lambton County yesterday and is expected to last until Wednesday. In high temperatures and humidity, your body may not be able to cool properly which can lead to heat exhaustion or even heat stroke.

A heat warning is issued when two consecutive days are forecasted to have a daytime high temperature greater than or equal to 31oC and a nighttime temperature greater than or equal to 20oC or a humidex greater than 40.

Visit www.lambtonhealth.on.ca for more information about extreme heat and your health. Resource topics include:

  • Heat-Related Illness - identifying the signs and symptoms
  • Fact Sheet - Preventing Heat-Related Illness
  • Cooling Centre Locations

For more information call Lambton Public Health at 519-383-8331 or toll-free 1-800-667-1839.

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Please contact:

Erin Courtney
Supervisor, Health Protection
County of Lambton
519-383-8331 ext.3503
erin.courtney@county-lambton.on.ca