Wind warning: Gust of 90 km/h expected Friday

Wind warning in effect for:

  • Blind River – Thessalon
  • Espanola – Killarney
  • Manitoulin Island

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

Westerly wind gusts of 90 km/h Friday.

A strong cold front will move across the regions early Friday.

Westerly wind gusting to 90 km/h are expected at times Friday morning into Friday afternoon. Winds will begin to gradually diminish toward the evening.

There will be potential for power outages.

Damage to buildings, such as roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports using #ONStorm.