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WWCN16 CWHX 271423  
WIND WARNING  
FOR NEWFOUNDLAND  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 10:53 A.M. NST THURSDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2020.  
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WIND WARNING FOR:  
BAY ST. GEORGE  
CORNER BROOK AND VICINITY  
GROS MORNE  
PARSON'S POND - HAWKE'S BAY.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
STRONG WINDS WITH SEVERE AND DAMAGING GUSTS ARE EXPECTED OR  
OCCURRING.  
 
MAXIMUM WIND GUSTS: 80 KM/H EXCEPT 110 TO 130 IN AREAS PRONE TO  
ENHANCED EASTERLIES.  
 
TIME SPAN: TONIGHT UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
REMARKS: LOCAL ENHANCEMENT IN EASTERLY FLOW TYPICALLY OCCURS IN THE  
VICINITIES OF CAPE ST. GEORGE, PORT AU PORT BAY, THE OUTER BAY OF  
ISLANDS, TROUT RIVER BAY, BONNE BAY, WESTERN BROOK POND, ST. PAULS  
BAY, PARSON'S POND RIVER, AND ST. JOHN BAY.  
 
THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR OVER SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF  
THE WEST COAST. WINDS WILL BEGIN TO EASE OVER ALL AREAS FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON.  
 
DAMAGE TO BUILDINGS, SUCH AS TO ROOF SHINGLES AND WINDOWS, MAY  
OCCUR.  
 
WIND WARNINGS ARE ISSUED WHEN THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT RISK OF  
DAMAGING WINDS.  
 
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY  
ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO  
NLSTORM(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING (HASH)NLWX.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
END/NLWO  
 
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