Heat wave to continue Monday

SD&G – The first heat wave of the season is expected to continue through Monday.

A heat warning has been in effect since Sunday as Environment Canada forecast temperatures in the low 30s. But with the humidity it feels like close to 40 degrees.

The thermometer reached 30.2 degrees on Sunday at 5 p.m. and was 36 degrees with the humidex, according to Environment Canada.

Make sure to take precautions, such as drinking lots of water, and watch for signs of heat illness, such as swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

The heat is expected to continue until Monday night, when temperatures are expected to fall below heat warning criteria by Tuesday.