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Heat Warning Issued For RMWB as Warm Temperature Breaks Record

Fort McMurray, AB, Canada / MIX 103.7

It might be a good time for you to turn up your air conditioning inside your home.

Environment Canada is issuing a heat warning for the following communities:

  • 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

The weather agency says the temperature will hover around 29 degrees for the next couple of days, getting slightly cooler at night with an average of 14 degrees.

A 70-year-old record was also broke on Tuesday as we reached 29.7 degrees, breaking the previous mark of 29.4 in 1948.

Cooler days are expected this weekend.

Meanwhile, Environment Canada is recommending people avoid staying outside for long periods of time and drink plenty of water.

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