Wind warning issued Wednesday for Stettler region

Most of central Alberta warned of strong winds capable of causing damage

Residents of Stettler and area should be wary of the possibility of more unruly weather Wed Oct 25.

According to the Weather Network, Environment Canada has issued a wind warning early Wednesday morning. “Issued at 10:19 Wednesday 25 October 2017, Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

“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.

“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.”

As well, the 24-hour forecast notes Stettler and area has a 30 per cent chance of up to one mm of rain Wednesday afternoon, and overnight a 60 per cent chance of about one mm of wet snow with a low of 2 degrees.

editor@stettlerindependent.com

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