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Heat Warning In Effect For Wood Buffalo

Fort McMurray, AB, Canada / MIX 103.7

It’s going to be hot in our region over the next couple of day.

This has prompted Environment Canada to issue a heat warning for Fort McMurray and surrounding areas, including:

  • Lac La Biche Co. near Crow Lake Prov. Park
  • Lac La Biche Co. near Wiau Winefred and Grist Lakes
  • R.M. of Wood Buffalo near Fort MacKay and Wallace Creek
  • R.M. of Wood Buffalo near Fort McMurray and Anzac
  • R.M. of Wood Buffalo near Gipsy Lake and Whitemud Falls
  • R.M. of Wood Buffalo near Grand Rapids Wildland Prov. Park
  • R.M. of Wood Buffalo near Janvier South and Conklin
  • R.M. of Wood Buffalo near Mariana Lake
  • R.M. of Wood Buffalo near Stony Mtn Prov. Park and Engstrom Lake
  • R.M. of Wood Buffalo near Clausen’s Landing and Chipewyan 201FG
  • R.M. of Wood Buffalo near Colin-Cornwall Lakes Prov. Park
  • R.M. of Wood Buffalo near Fitzgerald and La Butte Creek
  • R.M. of Wood Buffalo near Fort Chipewyan and Sand Point
  • R.M. of Wood Buffalo near Namur River and Namur Lake Reserves
  • R.M. of Wood Buffalo near Old Fort Chipewyan 201 and 201ABCDE
  • Wood Buffalo Nat. Park near Garden River and Thebacha Trail
  • Wood Buffalo Nat. Park near Hay Camp and Ninishith Hills
  • Wood Buffalo Nat. Park near Peace Point and Lake Claire
  • Wood Buffalo Nat. Park west of the Fifth Meridian

There is a chance we could see showers and storms Thursday afternoon, but after that, according to Environment Canada, daytime temperatures are expected to reach 29 degreesĀ Celsius or above between now and Sunday in northern Alberta.

The weather agency is advising you take frequent breaks from the heat, avoid any exhausting outdoor activities and be sure to drink lots of water and other non-alcoholic, non-caffinated beverages.

For more health advice, especially for vulnerable individuals, can be found on Alberta Health Services website.

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