Gateway Gazette

Wind Warning for Crowsnest Pass – Pincher Creek – Waterton Lakes Nat. Park

11:06 AM MST Friday 23 January 2015

Wind warning in effect for:

  • M.D. of Pincher Creek near Beauvais Lake Prov. Park
  • M.D. of Pincher Creek near Cowley Burmis and Maycroft
  • M.D. of Pincher Creek near Pincher Creek and Twin Butte
  • M.D. of Ranchland
  • Municipality of Crowsnest Pass including Coleman and Frank
  • Piikani Reserve
  • Waterton Lakes Nat. Park and Blood Res. 148A

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

Damaging westerly winds are expected to develop in the Crowsnest Pass and Cardston regions this evening.

Wind speeds are expected to increase to 80 km/h with gusts to 110 km/h late this evening. These winds should diminish early Saturday morning.

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. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please continue to monitor your local media or Weatheradio for further updates. If you would like to report severe weather, you can call 1-800-239-0484 or send an email to storm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports to #ABStorm.

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