Ontarians can expect a wave of hot weather over the next two days, with maximum temperatures reaching mid-30 degrees Celsius in southern parts of the province.
Minimum temperatures at night will be in the low 20s on June 21 and June 22, providing little relief from the heat, the agency said.
Cooler air is expected to arrive by June 23.
"The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses, and people working or exercising outdoors," Environment Canada said in a June 21 update.
"Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle."
The agency also advised eating cool, light meals, and taking regular breaks in the shade for those working outdoors.
As of June 21 morning, the AQHI reached moderate risk in Windsor West and the downtown area, while many regions will experience moderate risk—levels 4 to 5 on the ten-point AQHI scale—under the current forecast for June 22.