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Cold Weather

Learn more about how to stay warm and safe in the winter months and sign up to receive cold alerts from Halton Region at www.halton.ca/cold

Hot Weather

Heat warnings are issued by Halton Region when temperatures are expected to be at least 31°C and overnight temperatures are above 20°C for at least 3 days or humidex is at least 40 for at least 2 days.

Learn more about the precautions you can take to stay cool when the temperatures and humidity are high and sign up to receive heat alerts from Halton Region at www.halton.ca.

Cooling Centres

When a heat warning is issued by Halton Region, residents can stay cool at all open Burlington Public Library branches. On extreme heat days, pets may come inside with their owners to cool off. Learn more at www.bpl.on.ca/heat

Ontario Emergency Public Warning System

Ontario's Emergency Public Warning System is a tool that provides timely and accurate information to Ontario residents, businesses and visitors during an emergency. The system allows Ontarians to receive three types of warnings - Red Alerts, Emergency Information Advisories and Tornado Warnings to their phone and/or email. Learn more... 

Alert Burlington - Emergency Notifications

Alert Burlington is Burlington’s public notification system for community emergencies. Residents and anyone who works within Burlington are encouraged to subscribe to the free community alert service.

Learn more about Alert Burlington and register for emergency notifications…

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  • Safety in the event of a flood
  • Safety in the event of a tornado

Heat Warning issued for August 23, 2020

Posted on Sunday, August 23, 2020 06:30 AM

Heat Warning

Heat warnings are issued by Halton Region when forecast temperatures are expected to be at least 31°C and overnight temperatures are above 20°C for 2 days or the humidex is at least 40 for 2 days.

Currently, when a heat warning is issued, the City will open Central Arena’s Auditorium located at 519 Drury Lane as a Cooling Centre from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the heat warning. Community members can use the facility for 1-hour increments and will be screened for COVID-19 when they arrive. Measures will be in place to ensure physical distancing. Visitors are encouraged to wear a non-medical face covering in the Cooling Centre. Please stay home if you are ill and always practice physical distancing (2m).

Learn more about the precautions you can take to stay cool when the temperatures and humidity are high and sign up to receive heat alerts from Halton Region at www.halton.ca.

Heat Warning issued for August 9, 2020

Posted on Sunday, August 09, 2020 06:45 AM

Heat Warning

Heat warnings are issued by Halton Region when forecast temperatures are expected to be at least 31°C and overnight temperatures are above 20°C for 2 days or the humidex is at least 40 for 2 days.

Currently, when a heat warning is issued, the City will open Central Arena’s Auditorium located at 519 Drury Lane as a Cooling Centre from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the heat warning. Community members can use the facility for 1-hour increments and will be screened for COVID-19 when they arrive. Measures will be in place to ensure physical distancing. Visitors are encouraged to wear a non-medical face covering in the Cooling Centre. Please stay home if you are ill and always practice physical distancing (2m).

Learn more about the precautions you can take to stay cool when the temperatures and humidity are high and sign up to receive heat alerts from Halton Region at www.halton.ca.

Heat Warning issued for July 18, 2020

Posted on Friday, July 17, 2020 12:00 PM

Heat Warning

Heat warnings are issued by Halton Region when forecast temperatures are expected to be at least 31°C and overnight temperatures are above 20°C for 2 days or the humidex is at least 40 for 2 days.

Currently, when a heat warning is issued, the City will open Central Arena’s Auditorium located at 519 Drury Lane as a Cooling Centre from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the heat warning. Community members can use the facility for 1-hour increments and will be screened for COVID-19 when they arrive. Measures will be in place to ensure physical distancing. Visitors are encouraged to wear a non-medical face covering in the Cooling Centre. Please stay home if you are ill and always practice physical distancing (2m).

Learn more about the precautions you can take to stay cool when the temperatures and humidity are high and sign up to receive heat alerts from Halton Region at www.halton.ca.

Extended Heat Warning issued for July 6, 2020

Posted on Monday, July 06, 2020 06:45 AM

An extended heat warning has been issued for the Halton region. Forecast temperatures are expected to be at least 31°C and overnight temperatures are above 20°C for at least 3 days or humidex is at least 40 for at least 3 days.

The City will open Central Arena’s Auditorium located at 519 Drury Lane as a Cooling Centre from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the heat warning. Community members can use the facility for 1-hour increments and will be screened for COVID-19 when they arrive. Measures will be in place to ensure physical distancing. Visitors are encouraged to wear a non-medical face covering in the Cooling Centre. Please stay home if you are ill and always practice physical distancing (2m).

Learn more about the precautions you can take to stay cool when the temperatures and humidity are high and sign up to receive heat alerts from Halton Region at www.halton.ca.

Heat Warning issued for July 3, 2020

Posted on Friday, July 03, 2020 10:00 AM

A heat warning has been issued for the Halton region. The City will open Central Arena’s Auditorium located at 519 Drury Lane as a Cooling Centre from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the heat warning. Community members can use the facility for 1-hour increments and will be screened for COVID-19 when they arrive. Measures will be in place to ensure physical distancing. Visitors are encouraged to wear a non-medical face covering in the Cooling Centre. Please stay home if you are ill and always practice physical distancing (2m). 

Learn more about the precautions you can take to stay cool when the temperatures and humidity are high and sign up to receive heat alerts from Halton Region at www.halton.ca.