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Montreal Is Under A Heat Warning & The Humidex Could Hit 40 'Or More'

Here's what the rest of the week looks like.

Staff Writer
Aerial view of downtown Montreal.

Aerial view of downtown Montreal.

Environment Canada issued a heat warning for the Montreal area, including Châteauguay, La Prairie, Laval, Longueuil, and Varennes, Wednesday morning.

With a humidex value projected to reach 40 and a UV index of 9 (which Environment Canada calls "very high"), Wednesday will see a mix of sun and cloud and a forecasted high of 31 C.

In its warning, the federal weather agency reminds people to drink plenty of water even before feeling thirsty. It also recommends staying in a cool place and scheduling outdoor activities during the coolest parts of the day, which today look like they'll be before 3 p.m. and after 7 p.m.

Thursday will be a cloudy hot day, according to the forecast, with a high of 29 C and a 60 percent chance of showers and risk of a thunderstorm.

You can expect a very sunny weekend, with a high of 30 C on Friday, and 32 C on Saturday. The rain should be back on Sunday with a cooler 26 C high temperature.

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