NIAGARA – Environment Canada has issued a high wind warning for Niagara Falls, Welland and the rest of south Niagara, effective from 4:45 a.m. Saturday.
The following is the text of the warning:
Niagara Falls – Welland – Southern Niagara Region
4:45 AM EST Saturday 19 January 2013
Wind warning for
Niagara Falls – Welland – Southern Niagara Region issued
West winds gusting to 90 km/h beginning tonight.
Southwest winds gusting up to 70 km/h will affect regions near Eastern Lake Erie for much of the day. However, as a strong low pressure system passes by to the north tonight, west winds will increase to 60 km/h gusting to 90 for Southern Niagara as well as Picton.
The high winds will diminish slowly on Sunday as the low pressure system moves into Quebec.