Wind warning issued for today
Environment Canada says wind to gust to 90 km/h
Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for P.E.I stating winds gusting to 90 km/h this morning are expected and Strait Crossing Inc. says wind conditions may cause vehicle restrictions on the bridge until 10 a.m. today.
“An intense trough of low pressure will cross Prince Edward Island this morning. Strong southeasterly winds gusting to 90 km/h will develop ahead of the trough then diminish as it passes,” said Environment Canada in a special weather alert issued Sunday.
The forecast says winds will be southeast 60 km/h gusting to 90 km/h becoming southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 km/h near noon. There will also be approximately 15 millimetres of rain this morning.
It says 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 weatherASPC@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #PEStorm.