Heat warnings have been issued for much of Alberta, including the province’s two largest cities.
As of Wednesday morning, the heat warnings stretched from areas as far north as Peace River and Wabasca, south through the Edmonton, Red Deer and Calgary regions, and into High River and Claresholm. Lethbridge was not included in the warning as of 9 a.m. Wednesday.
Heat warnings issued for most of B.C.; up to 40 C forecast for some regions
Heat warnings are issued when very high-temperature conditions are expected to pose an elevated risk of heat illnesses, such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion, according to Environment Canada.The federal weather agency said daytime highs will range from 29 C to the mid-30s, combined with overnight lows near 14 C. The...