Wind warning issued for the B.C. Peace

UPDATE: Environment Canada has cancelled the Wind Warning for the B.C. Peace Region this morning. Meteorologists say, however, that gusty winds are expected to stick around until around noon Tuesday.

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for the B.C. Peace.


Winds of 70 km/h, gusting to 90 km/h are expected to continue throughout the night and into Tuesday morning.

The wind is causing limited visibility on local highways and could cause minor damage to buildings.

Environment Canada predicts the winds should calm down by noon Tuesday.

Here is the full warning from Environment Canada.

Issued at 2018-02-13 06:18 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.

Strong southwest winds 70 km/h gusting to 90 are expected tonight and Tuesday morning in the wake of a frontal system.

Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.

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