The Medical Officer of Health for the City of Hamilton has extended the heat alert into Thursday.
Daytime temperatures will be continue to peak at about 32 C, with humidex values in the high thirties, and poor overnight cooling on Thursday evening.
Friday will be cooler than Thursday, bringing an end to the heat event.
The City and its community partners are responding to the extreme heat warning in the following ways:
There are many spray pads, additional cool places, and outdoor pools with extended operating hours available across Hamilton.
Visit www.hamilton.ca/heat for more information
People who are elderly, or have chronic illnesses, mobility problems, are taking certain medications, or spend much of their time alone, along with infants, pre-school children, and those exercising or working vigorously outdoors are most vulnerable to the effects of heat and humidity.