Prince Albert may not yet be under a heat warning, but the area is edging close to one.
Prince Albert Daily Herald
Environment Canada has a heat warning in place for most of Saskatchewan on Thursday -- a warning that in Saskatoon translates into high temperatures of up to 33 C, which when combined with humidity will feel like 40 C.
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In Prince Albert at 1 p.m. Thursday, the weather hit 28 C and felt like 35 C when factoring in humidity.
Temperatures were expected to remain around the 30 C mark in Prince Albert until they drop to 23 C in the midst of rainy conditions on Sunday.
Lyle Karasiuk, Prince Albert Parkland Ambulance Careâs director of public affairs, is cautioning people to remain hydrated.
âWeâve seen a fair number of heat exhaustion people -- again, no particular group or class or age group,â Karasiuk said. âWeâll see them usually day three, day four into a stretch of heat.
The trick is to stay cool however possible and to drink plenty of water proactively, before one feels thirsty.
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