A wind warning issued by Environment Canada calls for wind gusts of up to 90 km/h Monday. (Black Press file photo)

UPDATED: Wind warning ends for Fraser Valley

Strong winds are still in the forecast until Wednesday, however

Update: The wind warning has ended. However, Environment Canada says gusts of up to 70 km/hr will continue to batter the Fraser Valley, the southern Gulf Islands, and Victoria until Wednesday morning.

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Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for the Fraser Valley.

A cold air mass moving through the area Monday morning is generating strong outflow winds with gust of 90 kilometres per hour.

READ MORE: The weather is stealing Abbotsford’s trampolines

The wind will extend from Chilliwack and Abbotsford, through southern Langley and Surrey, and across the Strait of Georgia to affect the southern Gulf Islands and Greater Victoria.

The gusts will ease off slightly in the afternoon, but will be back Tuesday morning.

Roof shingles and windows may be damaged, tree branches could break, and loose objects outside might be tossed around.

As of 7:45 a.m. Monday, BC Hydro reports no major power outages for the Lower Mainland or the Sunshine Coast.


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