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Montreal under heat warning for Sunday, Monday: Environment Canada

n this file photo, a woman cools down in a water fountain as she beats the heat in Montreal. The city is under yet another heat warning. Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018.
n this file photo, a woman cools down in a water fountain as she beats the heat in Montreal. The city is under yet another heat warning. Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for the Montreal area, including Châteauguay, La Prairie, Laval, Longueuil and Varennes.

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Daytime highs near 30 degrees are expected Sunday and Monday, with humidex values nearing 40.

The weather agency is reminding residents to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water — even before feeling thirsty — to stay in a cool place and reduce physical activities.

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The city of Montreal has announced that some of its outdoor aquatic facilities, including splash parks, will have extended opening hours.

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Keeping cool at Osheaga
Keeping cool at Osheaga
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Call 311 or log on to the City of Montreal website for more information and to check schedules.

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