SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT: Wind gusts as much as 90 km/h Wednesday in Guelph, Waterloo Area
Batten down the hatches, things are going to get windy.
At approximately 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 11, Environment Canada issued a special weather statement for Guelph, Waterloo Region and Wellington County, advising of wind gusts of between 70 and 90 km/h on Wednesday, starting in the afternoon and ending overnight. The federal agency adds that “stronger wind gusts will be possible in showers or thunderstorms.”
“Gusty winds can damage soft shelters, tents and awnings at outdoor events. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage. High winds may result in power outages and fallen tree branches,” the statement adds.