Alerts for: Brooks - Strathmore - Vulcan

Warnings

9:22 PM MDT Monday 16 October 2017
Wind warning in effect for:

  • Co. of Newell near Bassano
  • Co. of Newell near Brooks Rosemary and Duchess
  • Co. of Newell near Gem
  • Co. of Newell near Scandia and Kinbrook Island Prov. Park
  • M.D. of Foothills near Blackie
  • M.D. of Taber near Enchant
  • Rocky View Co. near Chestermere Dalroy and Dalemead
  • Siksika Res. 146
  • Vulcan Co. near Arrowwood Herronton and Queenstown
  • Vulcan Co. near Carmangay and Champion
  • Vulcan Co. near Lomond Travers and Little Bow Reservoirs
  • Vulcan Co. near Milo
  • Vulcan Co. near Vulcan and Ensign
  • Wheatland Co. near Hussar
  • Wheatland Co. near Standard and Gleichen
  • Wheatland Co. near Strathmore Lyalta and Carseland

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

An intense low is forecast to develop over western Alberta Tuesday tracking into Saskatchewan Tuesday night.

The low will bring strong winds to the southern foothills tonight spreading eastwards Tuesday. Northwesterly winds will develop in central Alberta Tuesday afternoon. Wind gusts near 90 km/h are expected. The strongest winds will be near Pincher Creek with gusts up to 130 km/h.

Winds will diminish Tuesday night.

Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds.

Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.storm.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ABStorm.

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