Monday, August 09, 2010
Humidex advisory issued for southern MB.. temperatures of 32-35C today with humidex readings of 40-43C
A humidex advisory has been issued for much of southern MB today including Winnipeg as a hot and humid airmass spreads over the eastern Prairies. Temperatures today are expected to climb into the 32-35C range this afternoon over southern MB, with dewpoints around the 20c mark. This will result in widespread humidex values of 40-43C this afternoon, with local readings of 45C possible. Winnipeg should hit 33C this afternoon, with a chance of reaching the 35C mark. This should make today the hottest day in the city in 3 years since a 35.3C reading on July 29 2007, and the hottest August temperature in 7 years (35.9C on Aug 19 2003) Today will mark the peak of the heat spell, as unsettled conditions with cooler weather is expected beginning tomorrow.
Posted by rob at 8:35 AM