August 12, 2017 5:40 pm
Updated: August 15, 2017 12:18 pm

Heat warning ended in northern Saskatchewan

Environment Canada has continued a heat warning for parts of northern Saskatchewan.

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UPDATE: All heat warnings mentioned in this story have ended

Environment Canada has ended a heat warning for parts of northern Saskatchewan.

The federal agency said a period with maximum daily temperatures near 29 C and overnight lows near or exceeding 14 C was expected into Tuesday.

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People in the affected areas are advised to take the following precautions:

  • reschedule outdoor activities to cooler hours of the day;
  • take frequent breaks from the heat;
  • drink plenty of water; and
  • don’t leave any person or pet inside a closed vehicle unattended.

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Heat warnings are issued when very hot temperature conditions are expected to pose an elevated risk of heat illnesses.

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The federal agency said symptoms of heat stroke or heat exhaustion include high body temperature, lack of sweat, confusion, fainting and unconsciousness.

For more information on health risks, contact the HealthLine at 811.

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Heat warning ended for:

  • Uranium City – Camsell Portage
  • La Loche – Clearwater River Prov. Park – Cluff Lake
  • Pelican Narrows – Cumberland House – Creighton
  • Cree Lake – Key Lake
  • Southend – Brabant Lake – Kinoosao

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