Environment Canada issues wind warning for Okotoks, High River, and Claresholm

Feb 14 2017, 11:56 pm

A wind warning is in effect for those south of the city, Environment Canada said in a statement today.

Environment Canada says that as warm air continues to push into Alberta, wind speeds in southwestern regions will increase. Gusts up to 100 km/h are possible Wednesday afternoon before winds ease Wednesday evening.

The warning states that damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur and warns people to be prepared and adjust driving with changing road conditions due to high winds.

Wind warning in effect for:

  • M.D. of Foothills near Cayley
  • M.D. of Foothills near High River and Aldersyde
  • M.D. of Foothills near Longview and Eden Valley Res.
  • M.D. of Foothills near Okotoks and De Winton
  • M.D. of Foothills near Priddis and Brown-Lowery Prov. Park
  • M.D. of Foothills near Turner Valley and Black Diamond
  • M.D. of Willow Creek near Claresholm and Stavely
  • M.D. of Willow Creek near Nanton and Parkland
  • Rocky View Co. near Bragg Creek and Tsuu T’ina Res.