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Wind gusts up to 80 km/h expected in southern Niagara

Strong southwesterly winds are forecast to pass through the area this afternoon and ease in the evening, Environment Canada says
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Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Niagara Falls - Welland - southern Niagara Region

Strong southwesterly winds expected this afternoon.

Southwesterly winds gusting 70 to 80 km/h.

This afternoon.

Southwesterly winds gusting up to 80 km/h are expected to develop near midday as a low pressure system departs the province. These strong wind gusts are expected to persist for several hours before slowly easing this evening. The strongest wind gusts are expected near Lake Erie.

Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to [email protected] or tweet reports using #ONStorm.