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Wind warning in effect for Metro Vancouver with gusts up to 90 km/h

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DH Vancouver Staff Feb 09, 2019 10:36 am

Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for parts of Metro Vancouver, calling for gusts up to 90 km/h. 

The wind warning applies to the following areas:

  • Metro Vancouver – southeast including Surrey and Langley

“Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring,” said the weather agency.

“Strong outflow winds gusting to 90 km/h will continue today over the Fraser Valley, southeastern Metro Vancouver, Greater Victoria and the Southern Gulf Islands.”

“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. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds.”

Hold on to your hats today — literally.

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