POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS FORECAST FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO SUNDAY
Feb 22, 2019
By Bob Komsic
Best to get any errands done Saturday and early Sunday as winds with frequent gusts to between 90 and 110 km/h are expected to develop Sunday afternoon.
(Graeme Roy/Canadian Press)
Environment Canada says in a special statement that the strong winds will persist through Sunday night and gradually diminish Monday.
Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, and power outages are possible.
In addition, flurries and blowing snow will develop Sunday afternoon.
Local amounts in the 2 to 5 cm range are possible in Toronto, Burlington, Oakville, Halton Hills, Milton, Mississauga, Brampton, Pickering, Oshawa, Vaughan, Richmond Hill and Markham by Monday morning.
Meanwhile, Environment Canada says Caledon, Newmarket, Georgina, Uxbridge, and Beaverton may receive between 5 to 10 cms.
The snow will also be whipped up by the winds creating whiteout conditions at times.