Heat warning issued for Howe Sound — again

Environment Canada issues alert for Squamish area

Here we go again.

Environment Canada has issued yet another heat warning for Howe Sound, as the possibiliy of record-breaking temperatures loom.

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Readings this afternoon are expected to reach a high of 34 C, with a humidex rating of 36.

If that does happen, Squamish could break its benchmark high for Aug. 8, which was set in 1960 with a temperature of 32.2 C.

As of 1 p.m. today, Environment Canada says the temperature of Squamish is 31 C.

Tomorrow the high is expected to hit 33 C, with a humidex rating of 35.

On Friday, the forecast is 29 C, with a 60 per cent of showers.

 

 

 

***Please note this article has been corrected. The previous benchmark high was in fact in 1960 with a temperature of 32.2 C.

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