Hot and humid weather in the Kawarthas forecast for Thursday and Friday

Humidex values will be in high 30s, heat and humidity will break for the weekend

Thermometer showing high temperatures

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for all of the Kawarthas for high daytime temperatures on Thursday (July 4) and Friday.

A relatively hot and humid airmass has reached the area and will remain in place through Friday.

Maximum afternoon temperatures near 30° C, with humidex values in the high thirties, are forecast for most areas. Temperatures will be slightly cooler near the shores of the Great Lakes.

Minimum overnight temperatures are forecast in the 17 to 20 degree range, providing some relief from the heat during the overnight hours.

A cold front on Friday night (July 5) will bring in cooler temperatures and lower humidity for the weekend.