Wind Warning in Effect for Foothills – February 6

10:35 AM MST Friday 06 February 2015
Wind warning in effect for:

M.D. of Foothills near Cayley
M.D. of Foothills near High River and Aldersyde
M.D. of Foothills near Longview and Eden Valley Res.
M.D. of Foothills near Okotoks and De Winton
M.D. of Foothills near Priddis and Brown-Lowery Prov. Park
M.D. of Foothills near Turner Valley and Black Diamond
M.D. of Willow Creek near Claresholm and Stavely
M.D. of Willow Creek near Nanton and Parkland
Rocky View Co. near Bragg Creek and Tsuu T’ina Res.

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

Strong westerly winds have developed over the southern foothills with wind gusts up to 125 km/h reported in Del Bonita. Wind gusts of 100 km/h or more remain possible in the Pincher Creek region with winds up to 90 expected in portions of Claresholm. Winds will diminish tonight.

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 FREE or send an email to or tweet reports to #ABStorm.