Alerts for: Bonavista North
10:48 AM NDT Tuesday 30 August 2016
Wind warning in effect for:
- Bonavista North
Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.
Strong north to northwesterly winds are forecast to spread from central to east across Newfoundland early this afternoon, with coastal gusts reaching 100 to 120 km/h. Winds will begin to subside over parts of the south coast near noon, and in the east and northeast coasts by late this afternoon.
Gusty winds can damage soft shelters, tents and awnings at outdoor events. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break. Avoid wooded areas to prevent injury from falling trees or branches. Campers should move to sturdy shelters.
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 weatherNLWO@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #NLwx.
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