Environment Canada has issued its second weather alert of the day for Montreal as a wind warning is also in effect for the city and its surrounding areas.
On the heels of yesterday’s freezing drizzle advisory, which remains in effect, Environment Canada warns that “strong winds with gusts up to 90 km/h are expected Friday afternoon and evening.”
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Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds as loose objects can be tossed around by the wind and cause injury or serious damage.
The alert was issued this afternoon and is in effect for the following areas:
- Châteauguay – La Prairie area
- Laval area
- Longueuil – Varennes area
- Montréal Island area
Environment Canada urges citizens to closely monitor weather alerts and to remain diligent when travelling outside.