Alerts for: Meadow Lake - Big River - Green Lake - Pierceland

Warnings

3:44 AM CST Tuesday 17 October 2017
Wind warning in effect for:

  • Green Lake
  • R.M. of Beaver River including Pierceland and Goodsoil
  • R.M. of Big River including Big River and Chitek Lake
  • R.M. of Loon Lake including Loon Lake and Makwa
  • R.M. of Meadow Lake including Waterhen Res.

A very intense low pressure system will move through Alberta today and through central Saskatchewan tonight. This system will begin to spread very strong wind gusts of 90 to 100 km/h to southern Saskatchewan beginning late this afternoon. In addition, certain wind prone areas just in the lee of the Cypress Hills may see gusts of 110 km/h.

The strong winds will abate overnight or early Wednesday as this weather system tracks into Manitoba.

Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.

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 #SKStorm.

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