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Heat wave on the way for the prairies

22.07.2019 08:25
By: Frank McGwire

Day time high temperatures to be in the 30s

You may want to stock up on sunscreen. The mercury is about to reach into the 30s this week.

The Province's Health Minister has issued a heat warning for parts of Manitoba.

Environment Canada says a ridge of high pressure has been building over the Prairies.

The department says that with ongoing heat, people with chronic illness, infants and young children should take extra care.

Temps are forecast to get hit the low 30s starting Wednesday with humidex making it feel like somewhere between 35 and 38 degrees Celsius.

Click here for full long range weather details from Environment Canada.