Environment Canada issues wind warning for Red Deer – Ponoka – Innisfail – Stettler

Wind gusts up to 90 km/h expected

  • Oct. 12, 2018 10:40 a.m.
Environment Canada issues wind warning for Red Deer - Ponoka - Innisfail - Stettler

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

A strong cold front is moving from the north to south across the province of Alberta today. Beginning early this afternoon winds will begin to gust out of the northwest in excess of 90 km/h. Winds are expected to ease late this afternoon into the early evening hours.

In addition periods of rain will change to a brief period of snow behind the cold front.

High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break. 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 ABstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ABStorm.