Weather Alerts - Oct. 31

Posted by Michelle Idzenga on Thursday, October 31st, 2019

WEATHER ALERT | Port Colborne currently has two weather alerts in effect:

💨WIND WARNING | Strong southwesterly wind gusts are expected this evening and overnight.

Southwesterly wind gusts near 90 km/h are expected to develop this evening and persist into the overnight hours before weakening slightly. Westerly wind gusts of 70 or 80 km/h are then expected into Friday morning.

Damage to buildings, such as roof shingles and windows, may occur. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.

Winds will continue to ease through the day on Friday.

🌧SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT | A wet Halloween with significant rain expected.

Rain, at times heavy, is expected this afternoon and into this evening. Additional rainfall amounts of 20 to 35 mm are expected today for total amounts of 30 to 50 mm by late this evening. The heaviest rain is expected this afternoon into early this evening.

If visibility is reduced during driving, turn on headlights and maintain a safe following distance. Remember pedestrians are more difficult to see when it is dark and raining.


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