Environment and Climate Change Canada has issued a heat warning for Moose Jaw and the surrounding area.

The southern part of the province is expected to have daytime highs reaching 32 degrees Celsius and overnight lows near 16 degrees.

These temperatures are expected to continue throughout the week before cooling off slightly over the weekend.

Residents are reminded to watch for the effects of heat illnesses including swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and the worsening of health conditions.

If you are overheating, find a cool place such as a tree-shaded area, splash pad, misting station or air-conditioned spot in a public building.

Heat warnings are issue when very high temperatures or humidity conditions are expected to pose a health risk. For advice on the health risks associated with extreme heat, symptoms and precautions, contact HealthLine 811.