DAWSON CREEK, B.C. – Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for Peace River South.

Wind gusts could reach up to 90 km/h on Monday near Tumbler Ridge.  Southwesterly winds over the South Peace will strengthen Monday morning and be anywhere from 70 km/h to 90 km/h.

The winds will ease late Monday afternoon.

Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.

In the North Peace, the wind gusts will be anywhere from 30 km/h to 50 km/h.

See the full warning below.

Issued at 2020-11-01 23:00 UTC by Environment Canada:
Wind warning issued for:
B.C. South Peace River, B.C. (087310)

Current details:
Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

A vigorous frontal system is expected to move over northern British Columbia Monday accompanying a strong southwesterly flow.

Southwesterly winds over the South Peace River region will begin strengthening Monday morning with speeds reaching 70 km/h gusting to 90 km/h near Tumbler Ridge.

The stronger winds are expected to ease late Monday afternoon.

Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.