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Wind warning issued for Peace River North and South

Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for both the North and South Peace.  The forecast calls for wind gusts reaching 90km/h.  The strongest winds could happen Monday evening.

Here is the full text of the warning from Environment Canada.

Issued at 2015-11-16 11:46 UTC by Environment Canada:
Wind warning issued for:
B.C. Peace River, B.C. (087300)

Current details:
Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring. Southwest winds of 70 km/h with gusts to 90 will occur this evening as a deep low pressure system moves across northern British Columbia. The winds will ease overnight as the low moves into Alberta.

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. Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds. Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please monitor local media or Weatheradio. To report severe weather, send an email topacificstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #BCStorm.

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