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Heat alert issued for most of Alberta on Wednesday

Heat warnings have been issued for most parts of Alberta.

According to Environment Canada, Edmonton and northern Alberta will see daily highs near 30 degrees Celsius and overnight lows in the mid- to high-teens on Thursday and Friday. increase.

"In Edmonton, in fact most of Alberta, a heat warning is issued when the maximum temperature reaches 29 degrees Celsius or more for two or more consecutive days. The minimum overnight temperature is 14 degrees Celsius. That's it," explains Phil Darlington, Global Edmonton weather expert.

"These heat warnings are expected to last through Thursday and Friday, possibly extending into the weekend."

Oh, come on, come on! Most of #ABhave thermal warnings. #YEG & #YYC will be included for the next few days. Consider outdoor activities during the cooler hours of the day. Take frequent breaks from the heat. drink lots of water. Check for children and pets before getting out of the car #abstorm

— Phil Darlington (@PhilDWeather) Aug 17, 2022

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Temperatures are expected to hover around 30 degrees throughout the week.

Areas in southern Alberta, including Lethbridge, are expected to experience daytime highs above 30 degrees Celsius for a week. Heat warnings had already been issued for parts of southern Alberta.

Read more: He has ten high temperature warnings issued for parts of British Columbia.

People in areas affected by high temperatures should consider changing outdoor activities to cooler parts of his day, taking frequent breaks from the heat and staying hydrated. You should drink enough water for

People are also cautioned not to leave children or animals in cars for long periods of time.

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Temperatures are expected to drop in Edmonton and the Northern Alberta region by the weekend, according to Environment Canada.

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