Grab your umbrellas, Ontario, it's summertime! 🌧️🌞
Ontarians are a hardy bunch, and they can handle whatever the Ontario weather forecast throws at them — whether it's extreme heat, massive rainfall or a muggy mix of both.
That's how things are looking in the province right now, as Environment Canada has issued warnings for each scenario in different parts of the province.
Parts of Western Ontario will have to deal with the heat, catching the tail end of Heatwave 2.0, which is scorching Western Canada and the Prairies right now. According to Environment Canada, parts of the province could hit temperatures in the 30s, with humidity reaching the low-to mid-30s.
Air quality warnings are also in effect for Pickle Lake - Wunnummin Lake, Red Lake - Ear Falls and Sandy Lake - Pikangikum due to ongoing forest fires near the areas.
But just a few hours south, rainfall warnings are in effect for Dunnville - Caledonia - Haldimand, Elgin, Niagara and Simcoe - Delhi - Norfolk. Up to 75 millimetres of rain could pelt the area, especially around Lake Erie, which is expected to contend with a thunderstorm as well.
It's a hot, wet Ontarian summer — just like we all wanted, right?