Humidex Advisory issued for Edmonton and much of Central and Southern Alberta

WOCN55 CWWG 091639
Humidex advisory
Issued by Environment Canada
At 10:39 AM MDT Monday 9 July 2012.
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Humidex advisory for:
=new= Drumheller – Three Hills
=new= Brooks – Strathmore – Vulcan
=new= Red Deer – Ponoka – Innisfail – Stettler
=new= Hanna – Coronation – Oyen
=new= Medicine Hat – Bow Island – Suffield
=new= Cypress Hills Provincial Park – Foremost
=new= City of Edmonton – St. Albert – Sherwood Park
=new= Spruce Grove – Morinville – Mayerthorpe – Evansburg
=new= Fort Saskatchewan – Vegreville – Redwater – Smoky Lake
=new= Leduc – Camrose – Wetaskiwin – Tofield
=new= Westlock – Barrhead – Athabasca.

Humidex values expected to reach 40 today and Tuesday.

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==discussion==
Temperatures are forecast to rise into the low thirties today for
much of central and Southeastern Alberta. Elevated humidity levels
will combine with the high temperatures to give humidex values of
40. The hot and humid conditions are expected to continue until mid
week, with humidex values forecast to be near 40 for many locations
again on Tuesday.

This will make for very uncomfortable conditions. It is advised to
stay in an air conditioned place or seek shade when possible, drink
Plenty of water and limit physical outdoor activity.

The heat and humidity are expected to break on Thursday with the
passage of a cold front.

This is an advisory that high humidex values are expected in these
regions. Monitor weather conditions and listen for updated
statements.

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