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Special Weather Statement Issued Warning Of Wind Gusts Up To 80Km/h

KAWARTHA LAKES-Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement warning of high winds this afternoon. A winter Weather Travel advisory was issued a few hours later.

Weather advisory in effect for:

  • Lindsay – Southern Kawartha Lakes

Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for this evening. Brief periods of poor visibility in heavy snow to impact area roads.

What:
Periods of poor visibility in heavy snow and blowing snow.

Where:
Portions of the Greater Toronto Area including Toronto, Durham Region, York Region.

When:
Now through this evening.

If visibility is reduced while driving, slow down, watch for tail lights ahead and be prepared to stop.

Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Lindsay – Southern Kawartha Lakes
  • Peterborough City – Lakefield – Southern Peterborough County

Strong winds this afternoon and early evening according to Environment Canada.

Strong west to northwesterly winds gusting up to 80 km/h will develop this afternoon. The strong winds will diminish this evening.

The strong winds may throw loose objects, cause tree branches to break and damage property. Power outages are also possible.

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.

 

Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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