Hot weather elevating air pollution, Environment Canada warns

Toronto residents looking to enjoy the sunny weather on Saturday may experience breathing issues due to elevated pollution levels, according to Environment Canada. The agency issued an automatic alert just before noon that hot and humid weather conditions are elevating air pollution levels. Environment Canada said the “possibility of deteriorating air quality” is greatest in … Read more

‘First hot stretch of summer’: Incoming B.C. weather will see mercury reach low-to-mid 30s |

For a second day, Environment Canada is warning the public it’s going to get hot later this week, and that most of B.C. will be impacted. Billing it as the first hot stretch of summer for the province, the national weather agency says the weather system will first hit eastern Vancouver Island and the Lower … Read more

Hot, hot, Houston: Forecast filled with triple-digit temperatures | Houston Public Media

Water misters help patrons cool off in the summertime heat.There is no relief in sight as Houston heads into a weekend of triple-digit temperatures. “Unfortunately, it’ll be much of the same,” National Weather Service Meteorologist Tim Cady said of the weather conditions over the next few days and through the weekend. “We’ll be continuing our … Read more

Here’s what you need to know about the heat wave gripping Texas | Houston Public Media

Water misters help patrons cool off in the summertime heat at Guero’s Taco Bar in Austin.Summer heat waves are typical in Texas, but experts say climate change is affecting their severity – and according to a recent report by the state climatologist, the annual surface temperature by 2036 is expected to be 3 degrees warmer … Read more

Nonprofits Hand Out Beat the Heat Kits, Open Cooling Stations as Triple Digit Highs Arrive in North Texas

The heat is on! Triple-digit temperatures have arrived in North Texas. Inside the Carr P. Collins Social Service Center in Dallas, anyone is invited to escape the dangerous heat. “This is our lobby, but for heat relief we use it for people to come and find respite, to get out of the heat because our … Read more