A wind warning issued by Environment Canada calls for wind gusts of up to 90 km/h Monday. (Black Press file photo)

UPDATED: Wind warning ends for Fraser Valley

Strong winds are still in the forecast until Wednesday, however

Update: The wind warning has ended. However, Environment Canada says gusts of up to 70 km/hr will continue to batter the Fraser Valley, the southern Gulf Islands, and Victoria until Wednesday morning.

——————————-

Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for the Fraser Valley.

A cold air mass moving through the area Monday morning is generating strong outflow winds with gust of 90 kilometres per hour.

READ MORE: The weather is stealing Abbotsford’s trampolines

The wind will extend from Chilliwack and Abbotsford, through southern Langley and Surrey, and across the Strait of Georgia to affect the southern Gulf Islands and Greater Victoria.

The gusts will ease off slightly in the afternoon, but will be back Tuesday morning.

Roof shingles and windows may be damaged, tree branches could break, and loose objects outside might be tossed around.

As of 7:45 a.m. Monday, BC Hydro reports no major power outages for the Lower Mainland or the Sunshine Coast.


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

McCallum’s canal pitch took Surrey councillors by surprise

City government has more important issues pressing than building a canal, councillors say

‘He’s still with me on the daily’: Slain friend motivates Surrey’s Lyles to make it with B.C. Lions

Jaylen Sandhu a source of inspiration for running back, a former standout with Lord Tweedsmuir

Surrey RCMP conducting drug-related search warrant

Traffic closed in both directions on 128th Street, between 64th and 66th Avenue

South Surrey senior ‘irate’ over policing-transition venue change

Pat Anderson says she disagrees with the transition plan – but never got a chance to say so

Cloverdale Toastmasters celebrate 25 years of learning and laughter

Cloverdale club is a high achieving, yet laid-back Toastmasters group

VIDEO: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ to be re-released with new footage

‘Avatar’ holds global box office record at $2.788 billion, while ‘Endgame’ stands at $2.743 billion…

Elias Pettersson wins Calder Trophy as NHL’s top rookie

Vancouver forward first Canuck to win award since Pavel Bure in 1992

FVRD chair calls B.C. incineration plan for Philippines waste ‘disturbing’

Metro Vancouver ‘uniquely capable’ of safely disposing of waste coming back to Canada, say officials

VIDEO: Acknowledging skeptics, finance minister vows to build Trans Mountain project

Bill Morneau said he recognizes ‘huge amount of anxiety’ in Calgary over future of oil and gas sector

Shovels could be in the ground on Trans Mountain by September, CEO says

Ian Anderson points to weeks likely required for NEB to reinstate 2016 regulatory record

Scorpion gives birth after hitching ride in B.C. woman’s luggage

A Vancouver woman inadvertently brought the animal home from a trip to Cuba

RCMP allows officers to grow beards

Members can now wear beards and goatees, as long as they’re neatly groomed

Girl, 10, poisoned by carbon monoxide at B.C. campsite could soon return home

Lucille Beaurain died and daughter Micaela Walton, 10, was rushed to B.C. Children’s Hospital on May 18

30 years later: B.C. woman uses sidewalk chalk to reclaim site of her sexual assault

Vancouver woman didn’t think her powerful story, written in chalk, would ignite such support

Most Read