Public Service Announcement: Heat Alert Issued for Lincoln and the Niagara region August 6, 2022 and August 7, 2022

Public Service Announcement: Heat Alert Issued for Lincoln and the Niagara region August 6, 2022 and August 7, 2022

 

August 5, 2022 – (Lincoln, ON) – Environment Canada has issued a High Heat Alert for Niagara Region, with hot and humid conditions forecasted for Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7, 2022.

Daytime high temperatures reaching the low thirties with humidex values in upper thirties to lower forties are expected. Cooler temperatures are expected on Monday.

Environment Canada issues heat alerts when:

  • The humidex is 40°C or higher for two consecutive days
  • Daily temperatures are expected to reach 31°C or higher and overnight temperatures are at least 20°C or higher, for two consecutive days

Public Health identifies those at risk and precautions to stay healthy during extreme heat.

Pools

Allan F. Gretsinger and Jordan outdoor pools are open.

These facilities offer FREE swims when a High Heat Alert has been activated.

Beach

Charles Daley Park (1969 North Service Rd., Jordan Station)

Splash Pads

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

  • Hilary Bald Park (4485 Garden Gate Terrace, Beamsville)
  • Jordan Lions Park Splash Pad (2793 4th Avenue, Jordan)
  • Angelina Prokich Park (5080 St. George’s Drive)

Fleming Centre

  • Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

(Some shady spots under the sails are available outside the Fleming Centre for those who wish to remain outdoors.)

Lincoln Museum and Cultural Centre

  • Tuesday to Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Lincoln Pelham Public Library (Fleming and Rittenhouse branches)

  • Monday to Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.,
  • Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday - Closed

Water Filling Stations

Available at:

  • Hilary Bald Park
  • Jordan Lions Park
  • Rotary Park

For more details and to find out how to access community and social services, visit our High Heat Alert web page.

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For media inquiries, please contact:

Liliana Busnello

Manager of Corporate Communications

Town of Lincoln

Direct: 905-563-2799 ext. 230

Tel: 905-563-8205

 

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