WIND WARNING: Strong Winds Into Thursday

Warnings

Issued:  9:16 PM EDT Wednesday 28 October 2015
Wind warning in effect for:

  • Niagara Falls – Welland – Southern Niagara Region
  • St. Catharines – Grimsby – Northern Niagara Region

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

Early Thursday morning, southwesterly wind gusts to 90 km/h are forecast to develop over the regions, with strong winds expected throughout the day Thursday. These winds on Thursday may be strong enough to damage trees and cause local power outages. The winds will gradually diminish Thursday night.

Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds.

Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please monitor local media or Weatheradio. To report severe weather, send an email to storm.ontario@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #ONStorm.

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