The weekend’s looking sunny and warm.
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It looks like the capital region is in for a bit of everything Saturday.The morning will start out sunny. Clouds are expected to move in late in the afternoon, early evening, bringing a 40 per cent chance of showers and a risk of a thunderstorm.The forecast is calling for a high of 32 C, with the humidity it will feel closer to 36. The UV index should be 8 or very high.An official heat warning has been issued for Saturday. Environment Canada warns that “extreme heat affects everyone. The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors. Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.”But some good news: Ottawa public health confirmed Saturday that all five city beaches are in good shape and waiting to soothe you.Water quality is listed as good to excellent at Gatineau’s three municipal beaches and the city has extended the opening hours at city pools and splashpads. Check the city’s webpage for more info.The skies should be partly cloudy Saturday night, the low an uncomfortable 20 C.Sunday is looking slightly cooler. The high should hit 31 C, with humidity pushing that up to a “feels like” of 37. The UV index should hit 8 or very high. The risk of showers increases to 60 per cent, with a risk of a thunderstorm.The low is expected to be 20 C.Back-to-work Monday’s is looking to have a mix of sun and cloud, with a high of 31 C and a 30 per cent chance of showers.Clouds are expected to roll in in the evening, with strong chance of showers and a low of 21 C.ALSO IN THE NEWS:Ottawa cyclists ride to make a point after another tragedy“Meet me at Landsdowne b—h”: Woman recounts terrifying Uber ride Sexsomnia case: Dad who molested young teen daughter found not criminally responsible