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Wind warnings issued for parts of eastern Alberta on Thursday
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Wind warnings issued for parts of eastern Alberta on Thursday

People living in parts of eastern Alberta were advised to expect powerful winds to sweep through parts of that province Thursday, with wind gusts of up to 90 km/h expected in some areas. Environment Canada issued a wind warning for a section of the province just after 4:30 a.m. on Thursday.“Winds will ease by this evening,” the weather agency said on its website. “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.” Trending Now 22% of Canadians say they’re ‘completely out of money’ as inflation bites: poll Bank of Canada says it can pause rate hikes as infla...
Powerful winds forecast to hit B.C.’s South Coast Thursday
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Powerful winds forecast to hit B.C.’s South Coast Thursday

Residents of B.C.’s South Coast are being advised to brace for heavy wind starting Thursday night. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Metro Vancouver, along with wind warnings for the Sunshine Coast, Howe Sound, the Southern Gulf Islands and all of Vancouver Island except for the inland areas. Read more: Damaging storms, damp spring and dry fall: Another year of B.C. weather extremes Read More Damaging storms, damp spring and dry fall: Another year of B.C. weather extremes The national weather and climate agency said the winds were expected as a strong low-pressure system over the Pacific Ocean moves northward. ...