"Intense heat, humidity" returning to Toronto later this week

Jul 13 2020, 2:53 pm

It looks like the extremely warm weather will be back as The Weather Network says intense heat and humidity will soon return to Ontario as storm risk continues.

On Monday, The Weather Network said that intense heat is expected to surge back late this week.

These hotter temperatures can be attributed to a building of high pressure over the Great Lakes.

“While temperatures have recently been relatively close to seasonal, uncomfortably hot conditions will once again return to southern Ontario,” they said.

For the next seven days in Toronto, temperatures will feel hotter than 30°C, with the humidex.

Tuesday, July 14, is forecasted to be sunny and feel like 33°C. Similar temperatures will shine over Toronto Wednesday, as it is predicted to be mainly sunny but still feel like 33°C.

Looking forward to the end of the week brings predictions of rain and some strong thunderstorms.

Thursday is forecasting a few showers in Toronto, while still feeling like 36°C.

Friday and Saturday are both forecasted at 29°C and are both predicted to have a risk of strong thunderstorms. Friday will feel more like 37°C and Saturday 38°C.

Sunday will be the hottest day of the week as The Weather Network has said it will feel like 42°C with the humidex.

Heat Returns

The city’s outdoor swimming pools are open along with several beaches with lifeguards.

Once the heat returns, be sure to drink lots of water if you plan to spend time outside.

Never leave any people or pets inside a parked vehicle, and be sure to social distance, as usual.

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