Special weather statement in effect for:
- Blind River – Thessalon
- Espanola – Killarney
- Manitoulin Island
Strong winds expected today.
Strong southerly or southeasterly winds gusting 60 to 70 km/h are expected to continue this morning.
Winds will shift to a westerly direction this afternoon and gusts of between 70 and 80 km/h are expected into tonight in the wake of strong cold front.
The strongest winds are expected along the lakeshores where wind gusts up to 90 km/h may occur from this afternoon into tonight.
Winds are expected to ease from west to east later tonight.
Strong winds may toss loose objects and cause tree branches to break. Isolated utility outages may occur.