Severe wind warning in effect for Red Deer and area

Red Deer - Ponoka - Innisfail - Stettler

Red Deer – Ponoka – Innisfail – Stettler

Wind warning for Red Deer – Ponoka – Innisfail – Stettler continued

Severe winds forecast for Tuesday afternoon.

At 3 p.m. a cold front from near Lloydminster to near Red Deer continues to surge southwards.

So far there have been measured wind gusts of 80 km/h in Edmonton and 89 km/h at Red Deer airport. In addition a few thunderstorm have been triggered ahead of the front.

West winds of 80 gusting to 100 km/h had been reported over Pincher Creek.

These winds have the potential to continue into the early evening hours.

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