A strengthening ridge of high pressure will lead to rising temperatures across interior BC - including the South Peace region.
Daytime highs reaching the 30's - combined with overnight lows in the low to mid teens are forecast today through the weekend to Monday morning. Heat warnings may be issued for some regions as the event draws closer.
Watch for the effects of heat illness: swelling, rash, cramps. fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and the worsening of some health conditions. The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.
Health officials and Environment Canada reminds you to drink plenty of water even before you feel thirsty and stay in a cool place