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Humidex expected to reach high 30s on Friday
Friday is shaping up to be the hottest day since last month’s record-breaking heat wave in the capital.
OTTAWA -- It’s shaping up to be the hottest day since last month’s record-breaking heat wave in the capital.
Environment Canada is forecasting a high of 30 C on Friday, but with the humidex it’s expected to feel more like 38.
The weather agency is also calling for a UV index of 9, which is considered ‘very high.’
There’s a 30 per cent chance of showers late Friday afternoon, which could cool things down a bit. Later on, there’s a risk of a thunderstorm in the evening and after midnight.
The weekend is expected to be a bit cooler. Saturday will have a high of 22 C with mix of sun and cloud and a 40 per cent chance of showers in the afternoon.
Sunday will be sunny and 23 C.