A special weather statement is in effect for Toronto as very strong winds are expected on Thursday. Environment Canada issued the statement as strong southwesterly winds gusting between 70 and 90 km/hr. Are expected in the evening. The agency says a Colorado low moving wind passing through the province is causing the strong winds in Ontario.
Areas in Toronto may experience utility outages, tree branches to break and toss loose objects around. A Metrolinx spokesperson, Anne Marie said strong winds from last weekend caused issues in their systems, including GO Transit and UP Express. Toronto’s Pearson’s Airport is advising customers to check their flight status before leaving for the airport.
Today’s temperature high is 16 C which is also set to be a record as the average for today is 0.8 C. Make sure to bring in loose objects such as recycling bins, garbage bags, or backyard chairs. The winds are expected to pick up in the evening and eventually die down on Friday.
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