Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Toronto today, as strong winds are expected to last until this evening.
According to the weather agency, strong winds of 70 to 80 km/h are expected to occur today in the wake of a sharp arctic cold front that blasted across the region last night. Environment Canada says the winds will be strong enough to cause isolated power outages and they will slowly diminish by this evening.
But it’s not just wind that we need to watch out for. Environment Canada has forecast a 40% chance of flurries or rain showers this afternoon.
This evening, there will be a 30% chance of flurries and winds will die down to around 40 to 60 km/h. The wind chill will make it feel more like -10ºC overnight.
So, bundle up, hold on to your hats, and hope that you don’t get hit with a power outage.