A heat warning has been issued for much of the Heartland.
Environment Canada issued the warning as daytime temperatures are expected to hover in the mid-to high-20s.
The humidity will make it feel much warmer as those values push to the low-to mid-30s.
Areas included in the warning are:
- Fort Saskatchewan
- Strathcona County, including Sherwood Park
- Sturgeon County, including Redwater, Gibbons, Bon Accord and Namao
- Lamont County, including Bruderheim, Lamont, Ukrainian Village and Elk Island National Park
Meteorologists at Environment Canada offered a few tips to beat the heat:
- Consider rescheduling outdoor activities to cooler hours of the day.
- Take frequent breaks from the heat, spending time outdoors at home or at cooled public buildings (including malls or indoor pools).
- Drink plenty of water and other non-alcoholic, non-caffeinated beverages to stay hydrated.
- Do not leave any person or pet inside a closed vehicle for any length of time.
The heat warning, so far, is expected to last until Friday. Check the five day forecast here.

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