Wind Warning in Effect


Strong winds developed as it was associated with a low pressure system that delivered rain showers yesterday and eventually back to snow for Wednesday. Environment Canada has issued the following wind warning for the area.

Wind warning in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island
Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay
Very strong wind gusts that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

Damaging southwesterly winds near 90 kilometres per hour are expected over the next few hours as a cold front moves across the region. Possible impacts could be power outages.

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.

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