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Strong winds cause damage across Southern Ontario


It was a windy day across southern Ontario as a cold front made its way across the province.


The strong winds have caused tree and shingle damage, as well as power outages. Hydro One reported 403 outages with over 25,000 customers affected in southern Ontario as of 6:00 pm EST.


Below is a summary of peak wind gusts:

  • Port Colborne 115 km/h

  • Peterborough Airport 107 km/h

  • Windsor Airport 96 km/h

  • St. Catharines Airport 91 km/h

  • Lagoon City 89 km/h

  • Point Petre 89 km/h

  • Toronto Island Airport 87 km/h

  • Brantford 85 km/h

  • London Airport 83 km/h

  • Chatham Airport 83 km/h

  • Elora 83 km/h

  • Port Weller 83 km/h

  • Mono Centre 83 km/h

  • Waterloo Airport 81 km/h

  • Hamilton Airport 80 km/h

  • Toronto Pearson International Airport 80 km/h

  • Gore Bay Airport 80 km/h

  • Cobourg 80 km/h

Data Source: Environment and Climate Change Canada

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