Environment Canada issues heat warning for multiple N.W.T. regions

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Environment Canada is issuing heat warnings for a number of regions in the N.W.T. as the territory faces its second heat wave this summer.

The warning applies to the Aklavik region, Fort Good Hope region, Inuvik region, Norman Wells, Tulita region and South Delta region — including Ft. McPherson and Tsiigehtchic, according to a news release sent late Tuesday afternoon from the territorial government.

Environment Canada says temperatures will be reaching near 29 C, with lows near 14 C overnight beginning Tuesday.

This heat wave is expected to persist until Thursday, according to the release.

It comes after places across the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and western Canada were hit with a “heat dome” last month.

Environment Canada says exposure to extreme

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