Canada Day long weekend is finally within reach.
And in case you’re not spending your weekend dockside at a cottage and you’re planning on hanging in the city, you can expect a very hot weekend, as Environment Canada has issued an extreme heat event for the entire Canada Day long weekend.
Beginning Friday and continuing through the long weekend, daytime highs are expected to reach the low to mid-thirties with humidex values into the mid-forties.
The Weather Network has forecasted that on both Saturday and Sunday, it’s going to reach a high of 33°C, which will feel more like 43°C with the humidex.
Over the long weekend, the heat will drop slightly in the evening, falling to the low to mid-twenties, providing “little or no relief from the heat.”
Environment Canada advises that there is still uncertainty regarding when the heat event will come to an end, as current indications suggest the heat could continue into the middle of next week.
Just as cottage goers begin their descent back to the city, the temperature will drop slightly down to 30°C, and the city could potentially be hit with a thunderstorm.
If you’re in the city, this is your chance to hit up a patio or a local park and soak up some sun.
Regardless of what you get up to this weekend, get out there and make the most of the hot long weekend weather.