Wind Warning for Cariboo
Prince George, B.C. – The BC Wildfire Service has issued a wind warning for the south Cariboo.In an area west of a line from Young Lake (in the south) to Big Valley (in the north), there is currently a risk of wind gusts to 40 km/h in variable directions.
There is a chance of isolated thunderstorms. If thunderstorms materialize, associated wind gusts are expected to reach 60 to 70 km/h. Winds are expected until approximately 9 o’clock tonight.
Winds of this speed will cause an increase in fire behaviour and can cause unstable trees to come down.