A heat wave is coming to Muskoka and emergency officials want you to be prepared.

Environment Canada predicts the upcoming long weekend temperatures could reach the mid-40s with the humidity.

Muskoka Paramedic representative Stuart McKinnon says heat stroke is the biggest concern when the temperature gets that high. He says there are some simple steps you can take to protect yourself.

McKinnon says you should always be aware of the signs of heat stroke.

If someone is suffering from these symptoms they need to get out of the heat and hydrate as soon as possible.