Strong winds gusting up to 80 km/h expected in Hamilton, St. Catharines, and rest of Niagara


Published February 20, 2022 at 10:31 am

We can expect to see some very strong winds today in Hamilton and throughout Niagara Region, according to the current forecast.

A special weather statement has been issued for strong southwesterly winds gusting up to 70 or 80 km/h.

The strong winds are expected to continue through the day before weakening this evening.

The strongest wind gusts are expected near the Niagara escarpment as well as along the shoreline of Lake Ontario.

Some damage to tree branches may occur as well as some local power outages.

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