Niagara Falls, Welland under wind warning

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Published December 6, 2021 at 6:56 pm

Strong winds that might cause damage, or pose a safety hazard, are expected to continue throughout Monday night (Dec. 6) in the Southern Niagara Region.

Environment Canada issued a wind warning advisory shortly after 6 p.m. for Niagara Falls and Welland. Gusts of over 90 kilometres per hour (km/h) are anticipated, with the strongest gales occurring along the shores of Lake Ontario. The gusts will continue until well after midnight.

Power outages are possible. Alectra Utilities is advising customers to keep their mobile phones and communication devices charged.

Environment Canada also notes, “Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.”

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