Wind advisory for Friday

Windy Weather

Windy Weather

While severe thunderstorms were not expected in that part of the province, Environment Canada said the cold front would bring gusts of 90 to 100 km/h.

Environment Canada has issued a wind warning and a thunderstorm warning for Windsor-Essex and Chatham-Kent.

Winds from the southwest of 15 to 25 miles per hour are expected, becoming west from 25 to 30 miles per hour this afternoon.

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The Long Point Region Conservation Authority had issued a flood watch, as the winds were expected to cause water levels along the Lake Erie shore to surge Friday evening.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2 p.m. Motorists should use caution, especially motorists in high profile vehicles. The winds can create hard driving conditions for high-profile vehicles.

- Wind gusts of 45-50 miles per hour. Travel could be hard, wind could bring down tree limbs and isolated power outages are possible. "It's important that you report power outages and any downed power lines in your area to your utility company". DTE Energy and emergency personnel remind residents to consider any power line they see down to be an active line and to stay well away from it.

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