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A hot start to the week

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Waterloo Region remains under a heat warning on Monday.

570 NEWS Weather Specialist John Wilson is calling for a high of 31, it will feel closer to 40 when you factor in the humidity.

Here are some tips from Environment Canada on how to handle the heat:

-the risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors

-reduce your heat risk. Schedule outdoor activities during the coolest parts of the day

-seek a cool place such as a tree-shaded area, swimming pool, shower or bath, or air-conditioned spot like a public building

-never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle

-outdoor workers should take regularly scheduled breaks in a cool place