05 Aug

NOTICE: Cooling stations open during heat warning

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Prince Edward County.

The extreme heat event is expected to continue through Monday, August 6. Temperatures are forecast to reach approximately 30 C with the humidex making it feel more like 40 C.

• The Prince Edward Community Centre and the Wellington & District Community Centre have water bottle filling stations and will be open as cooling stations.

• The Prince Edward Community Centre (375 Picton Main Street) will be open Sunday, August 5 and Monday, August 6 between the hours of 8 am and 6 pm.

• The Wellington & District Community Centre (111 Belleville Street) will be open Sunday, August 5, and Monday, August 6 between the hours of 8 am and 6 pm.

• The splash pad located in the Picton Fairgrounds and public beaches are also good places to cool off during the heat warning.

• Please check on family members or elderly neighbours who may need assistance and ensure that they are staying hydrated and cool.

• For more information, contact the County of Prince Edward at 613.476.2148 ext. 1023 or info@pecounty.on.ca.

Please note: The County of Prince Edward provides this information as a service to the general public. While we do our best to provide accurate information, construction projects and associated service disruptions are subject to change based on weather, road, traffic, and other uncontrollable conditions.