News Heat Advisory Issued by Environment Canada SHARE ON: Doug Crosse, contributor, Saturday, Jun. 16th, 2018 Special weather statement in effect for: Haliburton – Minden – Southern Haliburton County Oxtongue Lake – Fort Irwin – Northern Haliburton County The first heat event of the season is setting up for portions of Central and Eastern Ontario on Sunday. A warm and humid airmass is expected to move into Southern Ontario with maximum temperatures near 31 degrees and lows around 20 degrees on Sunday and Sunday night. A cold front is expected to bring precipitation and cooler air into Southern Ontario on Monday. Therefore, this will only be a one day heat event. These conditions may pose a health risk when you are not used to the heat. Everyone is at risk from heat, especially older adults; infants and young children; and people with chronic illnesses. You are advised to 1) drink plenty of cool liquids before feeling thirsty; and 2) keep cool by dressing for the weather and spending a few hours each day in a cool place. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to [email protected] or tweet reports using #ONStorm.