A heat warning is in effect for much of Central Alberta Tuesday.
Environment Canada says daytime highs near 30 degrees combined with overnight lows are expected Tuesday and Wednesday.
According to Environment Canada, heat warnings are issued when very high temperature conditions are expected to pose an elevated risk of heat illnesses, such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion.
Temperatures will cool on Thursday as a cold front moves through, with heat returning again for the weekend.
Environment Canada says citizens should look for symptoms of heat stroke or heat exhaustion, such as high body temperature, lack of sweat, confusion, fainting, and unconsciousness.
People should also pay close attention to individuals that can experience earlier or more severe effects from heat including infants, children, seniors, and individuals with pre-existing lung, heart, kidney, nervous system, mental health or diabetic conditions, outdoor workers, as well as those who are socially isolated.
The following areas are covered under the warning: