It's going to be another long hot, smoky day here in the Foothills.

In addition to the heat warnings already in place, Environment Canada has issued a Special Air Quality Statement about all the smoke drifting into Southern Alberta from wildfires in B.C.

They say children, seniors and people with lung diseases like asthma or COPD are particularly at risk.

They suggest staying indoors in a cool ventilated area if possible, but if not, they say libraries or shopping malls are good alternatives to stay cool and out of the smoke.

The warnings are expected to stay in place for the next couple of days until cooler temperatures and some rain come our way over the weekend.


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