A wind warning has been issued for portions of southern Ontario, with gusts of up to 100 km/h expected, according to Environment Canada.
The warning is in effect for Halton, Peel, York, Durham and parts of Dufferin and Simcoe counties.
The federal agency has warned that the gusty winds could cause damage to buildings, power outages, and potential injury from flying debris.
“Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions,” the warning reads. “Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.”
The meteorological service has noted that the winds could be especially strong near open bodies of water.
It is recommended that citizens secure objects that may be affected by the wind, as well as close windows, doors, and vents.
The wind warning is expected to remain in effect until later today, while Environment Canada continues to monitor conditions.
A wind warning has been issued for certain locales in southern Ontario, with gusts of up to 100 km/h anticipated, according to Environment Canada. Halton, Peel, York, Durham, as well as certain areas of Dufferin and Simcoe counties, are included in the warning.
The federal agency has warned that the gusty winds could potentially cause destruction to buildings, trigger power outages, and result in physical harm from airborne debris. It is advised that citizens take steps to fortify structures and secure items that may be vulnerable to the wind. Furthermore, Environment Canada suggests that citizens shut windows, doors, and vents.
The meteorological service has warned that the wind speeds may be augmented near open bodies of water. The wind warning is expected to remain in effect until later today, with Environment Canada continuing to monitor conditions.