First 'bomb cyclone' of the season hits vulnerable areas after Dorian
Alerts in Effect
Wind WarningIssued at 10:58 Thursday 17 October 2019
Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.
An intense low pressure system over New England will approach the Maritimes today and cross the region on Friday. A band of very strong easterly winds gusting to 90 km/h along with heavy rain will spread across Prince Edward Island this afternoon.
Winds will diminish early this evening and become southerly.
Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Gusty winds can damage soft shelters, tents and awnings at outdoor events.
Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to PEstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #PEStorm.