The extended heat wave in Grande Prairie continues to break records.
According to Environment Canada, the mercury rose as high as 32.1 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, July 27th, smashing the previous highest recorded temperature of 31 degrees Celsius set in 2020.
Wednesday was also the hottest recorded day in Grande Prairie in 2022, beating Tuesday’s then record 29.2 degrees Celcius.
Environment Canada is forecasting higher than average temperatures, which is 22 degrees Celcius, until Monday.
Editors note: The original version of this story stated the previous July 27th high temperature record was set in 2009. It has been since been corrected to 2020. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused.