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Warning issued TODAY from Environment Canada

By: Amber Vandale
Posted: June 29, 2020 06:19

Dangerous heat for Westman, Monday, June 29th

Credit Government of Canada

If you are working or spending time outdoors today, be prepared for dangerous heat.  

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning.  EC says "A prolonged period of hot weather continues over portions of southern and east-central Manitoba.  Southerly winds are spreading hot and humid weather into Manitoba. Over the coming days, daytime highs will climb into the low thirties with overnight lows staying in the upper teens or low twenties. Humidex values will be in the upper thirties or low forties. The heat will begin to break through the latter half of the week."

Areas under the warning include the city of Brandon, Neepawa, Carberry, Melita, Boissevain, Ste Rose, and McCreary.  Today in Brandon we are expecting a mix of sun and cloud, and a high of 32°C.  With the humidity, it will feel like 41°C.

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