Heat warnings issued for most of N.B. Monday and Tuesday

Heat warnings were issued for most of New Brunswick for Monday and Tuesday.  (Environment Canada  - image credit)
Heat warnings were issued for most of New Brunswick for Monday and Tuesday. (Environment Canada - image credit)

New Brunswickers can expect a very hot and sticky couple of days along with the rest of the Maritimes.

Environment Canada has issued heat warnings for most New Brunswick for Monday and Tuesday, with humidex values expected to reach 39 C.

Central and eastern parts of the province will see temperatures range from 30 C to 31 C Monday, but will feel more like 34 C to 39 C with humidex values.

Monday night will taper slightly to about 18 C.

The humid weather will continue into Tuesday, with temperatures of 30 C to 31 C expected with humidex values ranging from 34 C to 38 C.

It will be cooler along coastal areas.

According to Environment Canada, these high temperatures could continue into Wednesday.

"Extreme heat can affect everyone's health," the agency said in its heat warning Monday morning. "Reduce your heat risk. Schedule outdoor activities during the coolest parts of the day."

Heat warnings are issued when temperatures are high enough to increase the risk of heat strokes or heat exhaustion.

The following regions will be impacted:

  • Acadian Peninsula

  • Bathurst and Chaleur Region

  • Fredericton and Southern York County

  • Grand Lake and Queens County

  • Kent County

  • Kouchibouguac National Park

  • Miramichi and Area

  • Moncton and Southeast New Brunswick

  • Moncton and Sunbury County

  • St. Stephen and Northern Charlotte County

  • Stanley, Doaktown, Blackville area

  • Sussex, Kennebecasis Valley and Kings County

  • Woodstock and Carleton County