September 3, 2018 12:30 pm
Updated: September 3, 2018 3:58 pm

Balmy, rainy weather hits southern Quebec on Labour Day

Thunderstorm warnings are in effect throughout southern Quebec.

Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press
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A heat warning is in effect for parts of southern Quebec on this warm Labour Day.

Environment Canada has issued the warning for several areas, including Montreal, Vaudreuil-Dorion and the Eastern Townships.

Humidex values are expected to reach nearly 40 degrees and persist until late evening.

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The weather agency also has a severe thunderstorm watch in effect for a large swath of the province.

It says conditions are favourable for thunderstorms, which are capable of producing heavy rain, wind gusts and large hail.

Environment Canada advises people to take cover if they find themselves in the midst of a thunderstorm.

 

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