Alerts for: Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity

Warnings

5:25 AM NDT Thursday 26 April 2018
Wreckhouse wind warning in effect for:

  • Channel-Port aux Basques and vicinity

Very strong wind gusts are expected or occurring

Strong southeasterly winds will develop in the Wreckhouse area this afternoon. Gusts are expected to reach 100 km/h late in the afternoon, and then further strengthen to near 140 km/h in the evening. Winds will diminish before morning on Friday as they become southwesterly.

Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds. Very strong wind gusts can damage buildings, down trees and blow large vehicles off the road.

Wreckhouse 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 NLstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NLwx.

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