A wind warning has been issued for Greater Victoria. (Aaron Hinks file photo)

A wind warning has been issued for Greater Victoria. (Aaron Hinks file photo)

Greater Victoria expected to see ‘damaging winds’

Wind warning issued by Envrionment Canada

A wind warning has been issued for Greater Victoria.

According to Environment Canada, strong winds that may cause damage are expected or already occurring.

A low-pressure centre over the South Coast on Friday morning will move into the souther B.C. Interior in the afternoon. In the wake of the low-pressure centre, westerly winds of 70 km/h, gusting to 90 will develop in Greater Victoria, near the Juan de Fuca Strait.

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The wind are expected to ease on Friday evening.

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These winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.

Wind warnings are issued when there is a significant risk of damaging winds.


 

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