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October 27, 2017 4:21 pm

Wind Warning for Cariboo

Thursday, July 27, 2017 @ 7:28 PM

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.


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