EC – Wind Warning for Montreal River to St. Joseph Island

Mar 7, 2017 @ 11:50

11:02 AM EST Tuesday 07 March 2017
Wind warning in effect for:

  • Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island
  • Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay

Very strong wind gusts that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

Damaging southwesterly winds near 90 kilometres per hour are expected over the next few hours as a cold front moves across the region. Possible impacts could be power outages.

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 [email protected] or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

Editor’s Note: at 12:16 Algoma Power reported ‘Power #outage in Goulais River. Crews working responding. Estimated time of restoration TBD.’

Brenda Stockton
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