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Good morning Barrie! Hot, humid, mix of sun and clouds

Cool down is on the way
2017-09-26 morning pic orange
Just some incredible scenes of nature and colour at Barrie's waterfront so far this Fall. Sue Sgambati/BarrieToday

Sunny start then becoming a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. High 31. Humidex 39.

Weather starts to cool off tomorrow with mainly cloudy skies, 40 percent chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. High 22. Humidex 28.

Back to Fall reality Thursday with a mix of sun and cloud. High 16.

Cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers Friday. High 14.

A heat warning remains in effect for:

  • Barrie - Collingwood - Hillsdale
  • Midland - Coldwater - Orr Lake
  • Orillia - Lagoon City - Washago

Hot and humid conditions will continue today.

Mostly sunny skies will allow daytime temperatures to reach the low thirties, with humidex values approaching forty again today.

A cold front is expected to move across Southern Ontario through the day Wednesday bringing cooler temperatures by Thursday.

Extreme heat affects everyone.

The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.

Reduce your heat risk. Schedule outdoor activities during the coolest parts of the day.

Seek a cool place such as a tree-shaded area, swimming pool, shower or bath, or air-conditioned spot like a public building.

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.

Outdoor workers should take regularly scheduled breaks in a cool place.

Heat warnings are issued when very high temperature or humidity conditions are expected to pose an elevated risk of heat illnesses, such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports using #ONStorm.