Montreal warmth warning with thunderstorm watches

As anyone who’s been outside of an air-conditioned room has noticed, it’s very hot in and around Montreal.

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) issued a heat warning as humidex values ​​of 40 degrees Celsius will continue on the island of Montreal, in Laval, and other areas.

“Tuesday, the humidity and the feeling of discomfort will remain present with humidex values ​​between 35 and 38; a cold front will bring back seasonal temperatures on Wednesday,” Environment Canada writes in its warning.

There is a risk of thunderstorms in Montreal on Monday night and Tuesday in the morning and afternoon.

Thunderstorm outlook valid tonight and tuesday for southern Quebec #QCstorm

— ECCC Weather Quebec (@ECCCWeatherQC) August 29, 2022

The temperature is forecast to drop to around 22 degrees on Wednesday.

Heat warnings are also in effect in Lanaudiere, Lachute-Saint-Jerome, and Richelieu Valley-Saint-Hyacinthe.

Severe thunderstorm watches are in effect in Gatineau, the Laurentians, Mont-Laurier, Mont-Tremblant Park, Parent-Gouin-Reservoir, Pontiac and Upper Gatineau-Lievre-Papineau.

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