This week of heat will peak today in what's sure to be the warmest day of the year. Daytime highs are forecast to hit 34 C. The city remains under a heat alert and an Environment Canada heat advisory. There is a chance of a thunderstorm tonight and showers are possible this weekend.
The heat left a toddler injured yesterday after he stepped on hot metal doors near a splash pad in Georgetown, Ont. That story here.
The Ontario SPCA has received almost 20 calls in two days about dogs left in hot cars as temperatures soar to mid-30s.
Toronto Hydro is urging everyone to limit their electricity use to avoid over-taxing the grid.
Traffic and transit
Just a reminder that with the Pan Am Games now complete, you must have two people in a vehicle to use the HOV lanes on GTA highways.
As of 6 a.m. things were moving well on our roads with no major problems to report. Listen to 99.1 FM for updates or follow @CBCToronto on twitter.
On the TTC this morning the 109 Ranee route is diverting both ways via Neptune and Wasdale due to construction on Rajah and Neptune.