There is no high heat alert at this time.
A high heat alert in Niagara is initiated if:
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Niagara Region monitors the daily weather reports and issues extreme weather alert notices for the community.
Local municipalities and organizations have policies to assist community members in dealing with extreme weather. For more information visit The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care or contact your local municipality.
During an excessive high heat alert, residents should:
Call 911 if you are caring for someone who has a high body temperature and is either unconscious, confused or has stopped sweating.
A person with heat stroke may feel one or more of the following symptoms:
Other symptoms include seizure, unconsciousness and/or coma. Seek immediate medical attention for heat stroke.
During excessive high heat everyone is at risk, but those most at risk of developing a heat-related illness include:
Check on elderly or shut-in neighbours during an Excessive High Heat Alert. You could save a life.