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.


 

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