Service operates annually between June and mid-September to forecast maximum day and nighttime temperatures and monitor temperatures. Once a heat threshold is passed, warnings are sent to health professionals and updated on their website
Advisories and monitoring of high temperatures occurs in France between June and August. The Met service coordinates and collaborates with the Ministry of Health to issue warnings about potential heatwaves.
Heat-health warning system for the U.S. Each NWS Forecast Office issues a specific one for their region. They also provide a contiguous U.S. forecast map of maximum and minimum temperatures in real-time and maximum heat index forecasts.
Medium range heatwave forecasts for Europe for 1-9 day lead times. Forecasts are updated each day and issued for the next 9 days. The forecasts from the past nine days are also available so users can monitor the development of the event.
Guidance document for practitioners, National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs), and National Health Services (NHSs) surrounding extreme heat and how to prepare for and develop heat health warning systems.
U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit – Extreme Heat. Presents information on the background of extreme heat in the U.S. and its impacts on health. Provides links to featured tools and case studies in the U.S.