Wind warning issued for large swaths of western Alberta

Environment Canada issued wind warnings for various parts of western Alberta on Wednesday, warning that in some areas, wind gusts could reach speeds of up to 100 km/h.

On its website, the weather agency said windy conditions are expected to materialize Thursday morning and are expected to be felt the most in southwestern Alberta.

“Winds will ease Thursday evening,” Environment Canada said. “Damage to buildings, such as roof shingles and windows, may occur.

“High winds can throw loose objects or break tree branches. Be prepared to adapt your driving to changing road conditions due to high winds.

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For a complete list of Alberta regions under weather alert, click here.

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