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Severe Wind Warning

In most of Alberta, a Severe Wind Warning is given for winds expected to reach at least 70 km/h, or gust at least 90 km/h

Key Vulnerable Populations:

  • People with mobility issues

  • People operating large machinery and/or working outdoors


How Does A Severe Wind Warning Impact Me?

Severe Wind Warnings can cause injury, property damage, and/or make it difficult to operate a vehicle or machinery.


It is important to secure loose items, such as patio/deck chair, garbage cans, etc. in order to prevent them from becoming potentially dangerous flying objects.


Resilient Rurals Severe Wind Warning Resources:


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Additional Resources