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Issued at 2018-11-06 11:24AM EST by Environment Canada: 

Special weather statement continued for:
   London - Parkhill - Eastern Middlesex County, Ont. (041510)

Current details: 
Strong winds this afternoon and evening. 

Strong southwesterly winds with gusts up to 80 km/h are expected to develop this afternoon and continue into this evening. The strong winds are forecast to gradually weaken overnight.

Loose objects and tree branches may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage. Local power outages are also possible.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada.
To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

In monitoring severe weather the following terminology may be a useful guide.

  1. ADVISORY - Actual or expected weather conditions may cause inconvenience or concern but do not pose a serious threat.
  2. WATCH - Conditions are favourable for the development of severe weather.
  3. WARNING – Severe weather is occurring or is highly probable.  Weather warnings may be issued from six to twelve hours in advance.  Severe thunderstorm or tornado warnings are sometimes issued as little as one hour or less in advance.  Weather warnings may be issued for thunderstorms, tornados, freezing rain, frost, wind, dust-storm, blizzards, heavy snowfall, winter storms, wind chill.

Weather Siren

Western has a weather siren on campus, to warn community members of tornado warnings or imminent weather emergencies. When the siren sounds, everyone should seek shelter immediately.

What to do when you hear Western's Weather Siren