Special Weather Statement In Effect – Intense Winds Coming Today

Special Weather Statement In Effect – Intense Winds Coming Today

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement regarding high winds for today in Southern Ontario. Here are the details:

10:35 PM EST Tuesday 04 January 2022
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • City of Toronto
  • City of Hamilton
  • Innisfil – New Tecumseth – Angus
  • Orangeville – Grand Valley – Southern Dufferin County
  • Shelburne – Mansfield – Northern Dufferin County
  • Rodney – Shedden – Western Elgin County
  • St. Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County
  • Bruce Peninsula – Sauble Beach – Tobermory
  • Hanover – Dundalk – Southern Grey County
  • Owen Sound – Blue Mountains – Northern Grey County
  • Saugeen Shores – Kincardine – Southern Bruce County
  • Burlington – Oakville
  • Caledon
  • Halton Hills – Milton
  • Mississauga – Brampton
  • Goderich – Bluewater – Southern Huron County
  • Listowel – Milverton – Northern Perth County
  • Stratford – Mitchell – Southern Perth County
  • Wingham – Blyth – Northern Huron County
  • London – Parkhill – Eastern Middlesex County
  • Strathroy – Komoka – Western Middlesex County
  • Brantford – County of Brant
  • Woodstock – Tillsonburg – Oxford County
  • Sarnia – Petrolia – Western Lambton County
  • Watford – Pinery Park – Eastern Lambton County
  • Simcoe – Delhi – Norfolk
  • Guelph – Erin – Southern Wellington County
  • Kitchener – Cambridge – Region of Waterloo
  • Mount Forest – Arthur – Northern Wellington County
  • Chatham-Kent – Rondeau Park
  • Windsor – Leamington – Essex County
  • Newmarket – Georgina – Northern York Region
  • Pickering – Oshawa – Southern Durham Region
  • Uxbridge – Beaverton – Northern Durham Region
  • Vaughan – Richmond Hill – Markham

Strong winds expected Wednesday.

Hazards:
Strong winds gusting between 70 and 80 km/h.

When:
Wednesday afternoon into Wednesday evening.

Impacts:
Power outages may occur. 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.

Discussion:
A cold front will sweep through southern Ontario Wednesday afternoon and evening bringing strong southwest winds.

 

10:36 PM EST Tuesday 04 January 2022
Wind warning in effect for:

  • Dunnville – Caledonia – Haldimand
  • Kingston – Odessa – Frontenac Islands
  • Napanee – Consecon
  • Picton – Sandbanks Park
  • Niagara Falls – Welland – Southern Niagara Region

Strong winds expected Wednesday.

Hazards:
Strong winds gusting to 90 km/h.

When:
Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday night.

Discussion:
A cold front will sweep through southern Ontario Wednesday afternoon and evening bringing strong southwest winds.

Impacts:
Power outages may occur. Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. 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.

Photo Credit: Environment Canada

 

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