Canadian Transit & Weather Updates – July 5, 2024

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ECC has issued a HEAT WARNING for Inland sections of the central and north coasts and Fraser Valley, Metro Vancouver.

Environment Canada has advised the following: “This is a heat warning. Elevated temperatures are expected and there is a moderate risk to public health. Where: Inland sections of the central and north coasts. When: Saturday to Tuesday night. Remarks: Daytime high temperatures near 30 degrees Celsius combined with overnight lows near 13 degrees are expected from Saturday until Tuesday night. Temperatures are forecast to moderate towards more seasonal values on Wednesday.”


An AIR QUALITY WARNING has been issued by Environment Canada for northwestern regions of the province due to wildfire smoke.  Conditions will remain poor into the weekend.


Southwestern Ontario at risk for thunderstorms heading into the afternoon. Some of the storms could turn severe, especially from southwestern Ontario north into cottage country. This includes Sarnia, Barrie, and Bancroft. The severe threat should remain west of the Greater Toronto Area. The greatest risk in the strongest storms will be heavy rainfall, large hail, and strong wind gusts. Slow-moving downpours could lead to localized flooding in some areas, so remain mindful of the risk for ponding on roadways if you encounter a heavy thunderstorm.


Restricted Sailing(s) Cancelled for July 6, 2024 17:45 – North Sydney to Port Aux Basques – Leif Ericson, July 7, 2024 08:30 Port Aux Basques to North Sydney – Leif Ericson.