A strong wind storm toppled trees in Revelstoke in July 2017. (File)

Strong wind warning issued for Revelstoke

Gusts could reach 90 km/h, says Environment Canada

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for West Columbia.

Strong winds from the west could gust up to 80 km/h this evening.

RELATED: Updated: Trees toppled as winds hit 96 km/h in storm

“A vigorous cold front is crossing the southern BC interior early this evening,” the statement said. “As the cold front moves across, southerly winds are shifting to strong and gusty westerly winds up to 80 km/h.”

The statement says the winds will ease off later in the evening as the cold front moves out of the region.

Up-to-date information is available at Environment Canada.



Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Comments are closed

Just Posted

COVID-19 motivates Revelstoke couple to start farming

Owners say First Light Farm will strengthen local food production

New Mount Revelstoke National Park campground opening July 15

It’s the first campground built in a mountain national park in over half a century

Milestone RCMP Cops For Kids fundraiser ride going virtual

You can join and help RCMP raise funds for families and possibly win 20th anniversary cycling shirt

QUIZ: A celebration of dogs

These are the dog days of summer. How much do you know about dogs?

B.C. records 31 new cases, six deaths over three days due to COVID-19

There are 166 active cases in B.C., 16 people in hospital

Police issue warning after baby comes across suspected drugs in Kamloops park

The 11-month-old girl’s mother posted photos on social media showing a small plastic bag containing a purple substance

B.C. highway widening job reduced, costs still up $61 million

Union-only project scales back work to widen Trans-Canada

Kamloops man pleads guilty in vehicle-ramming incident that injured a Mountie

Adam Hibbert was arrested following a collision during a police pursuit on May 26, 2019

Greater Victoria nanny pleads guilty to child porn, sexual interference charges

Johnathon Lee Robichaud pleaded guilty to slew of sex crimes

Victoria man dies after skydiving incident on Vancouver Island

34-year-old had made more than 1,000 jumps

BC Wildfire Service to conduct night vision trials for helicopters in South Okanagan

This technology could assist with future firefighting operations

Most Read