Environment Canada warns of strong winds for Waterloo Region and Guelph on Wednesday
On Wednesday, Environment Canada issued a special weather statement calling for strong winds in the Guelph and Waterloo regions as well as in Huron and Perth counties.
The agency warns that westerly winds are expected to blow up to 70 to 80 km / h as a strong cold front approaches in the afternoon.
It says « the strongest winds are expected near the eastern shores of the Great Lakes where wind gusts of up to 90 km/h can occur. »
Winds, which are forecast to hit much of southern Ontario, are expected to ease from west to east overnight.
Environment Canada warns that the winds could throw loose objects and/or break branches, which could lead to power outages in some places.