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WWCN16 CWHX 161823  
WIND WARNING  
FOR NEWFOUNDLAND  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 3:53 P.M. NDT TUESDAY 16 OCTOBER 2018.  
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WIND WARNING FOR:  
NEWFOUNDLAND.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
STRONG WINDS THAT MAY CAUSE DAMAGE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  
 
A SWATH OF STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS GUSTING TO BETWEEN 80 AND 100 KM/H  
HAVE DEVELOPED OVER NEWFOUNDLAND TODAY. THESE WINDS WILL BE FOLLOWED  
BY A MORE PROLONGED PERIOD OF STRONG SOUTHWESTERLIES GUSTING TO  
BETWEEN 80 AND 120 KM/H THIS EVENING. WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH  
OVERNIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
 
DAMAGE TO BUILDINGS, SUCH AS TO ROOF SHINGLES AND WINDOWS, MAY  
OCCUR. LOOSE OBJECTS MAY BE TOSSED BY THE WIND AND CAUSE INJURY OR  
DAMAGE.  
 
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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