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Special Weather Statement Issued For Kawartha Lakes And Peterborough Warning Of High Winds

KAWARTHA LAKES-A Special Weather Statement is in effect for our area.

Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Apsley – Woodview – Northern Peterborough County
  • Fenelon Falls – Balsam Lake Park – Northern Kawartha Lakes
  • Lindsay – Southern Kawartha Lakes
  • Peterborough City – Lakefield – Southern Peterborough County

Strong winds are expected with the passage of a cold front on Saturday. South or southwest winds with gusts up to 70 km/h ahead of the cold front and west or northwest winds with gusts up to 80 km/h along and behind the front early Saturday morning through the afternoon.

Officials say utility outages may occur along with damage to buildings, such as roof shingles and windows, may occur. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.

At this time, the cold front is expected to reach the Toronto area Saturday morning and the Ottawa area near noon on Saturday.


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Pamela Vanmeer
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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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