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WWCN16 CWHX 131324  
HEAT WARNING  
FOR NEWFOUNDLAND  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND  
COMMUNITY SERVICES OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR  
AT 10:54 A.M. NDT THURSDAY 13 AUGUST 2020.  
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HEAT WARNING FOR:  
ST. JOHN'S AND VICINITY  
AVALON PENINSULA NORTH  
CLARENVILLE AND VICINITY  
BONAVISTA PENINSULA  
TERRA NOVA  
GANDER AND VICINITY  
BONAVISTA NORTH  
BAY OF EXPLOITS  
GREEN BAY - WHITE BAY  
GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR AND VICINITY  
BUCHANS AND THE INTERIOR  
CORNER BROOK AND VICINITY  
DEER LAKE - HUMBER VALLEY.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
HOT WEATHER WILL CONTINUE.  
 
LOCATIONS: MOST OF NEWFOUNDLAND (EXCEPT THE NORTHERN PENINSULA AND  
SOUTH COAST).  
 
TIME SPAN: ENDING THIS EVENING.  
 
MAXIMUM DAYTIME TEMPERATURES: NEAR 27 DEGREES CELSIUS, COOLER IN  
ONSHORE WINDS.  
 
REMARKS: A WIND SHIFT TO A MORE NORTHERLY DIRECTION TONIGHT INTO  
FRIDAY WILL END HEAT WARNINGS FOR ALL AREAS.  
 
DRINK PLENTY OF WATER EVEN BEFORE YOU FEEL THIRSTY AND STAY IN A  
COOL PLACE.  
 
CHECK ON OLDER FAMILY, FRIENDS AND NEIGHBOURS. MAKE SURE THEY ARE  
COOL AND DRINKING WATER  
 
WHEN IT'S HOT EAT COOL, LIGHT MEALS.  
 
HEAT WARNINGS ARE ISSUED WHEN VERY HIGH TEMPERATURE OR HUMIDITY  
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO POSE AN ELEVATED RISK OF HEAT ILLNESSES,  
SUCH AS HEAT STROKE OR HEAT EXHAUSTION.  
 
PLEASE CALL HEALTHLINE 811 FOR ADVICE ON HEALTH RISKS, SYMPTOMS AND  
PRECAUTIONS ASSOCIATED WITH HEAT.  
 
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY  
ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO  
NLSTORM(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING (HASH)NLWX.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
END/NLWO  
 
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