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Wind Warning In Effect

Posted: 2019-02-23 15:59:44 By: hbr

A wind warning is in effect for:

  • Bracebridge - Gravenhurst
  • Huntsville - Baysville
  • Burks Falls - South River
  • Town of Parry Sound - Rosseau

Environment Canada is warning of very strong wind gusts near 100 kilometres per hour that may cause damage or power outages midday Sunday into Sunday night.

An area of strong southwesterly winds will develop east of Georgian Bay midday Sunday. A few locations along the shorelines of Georgian Bay may gust to 110 kilometres per hour at times Sunday afternoon or early in the evening.

The strong winds will continue through Sunday evening and become westerly with the onset of flurries or snow squalls and reduced visibilities in blowing snow. The threat of damaging winds continue until Monday morning.

Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.