Heat warning issued for Fort Liard, Fort Simpson, Wrigley

(Photo retrieved from Fort Liard's website)

The next few days in the NWT are getting hotter and hotter.

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for the communities of Fort Liard, Fort Simpson and Wrigley – this includes Nahanni Butte and Jean Marie River.

Over the next few days, temperatures are expected to reach a high of 29 degrees celsius.

Extreme heat can cause illness; residents are asked to stay hydrated, wear loose clothes and minimize outdoor time.

For more information on extreme heat warnings visit here.

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