A wind warning is currently in effect for Cochrane and the surrounding areas.

Wind gusts up to 90 km/h are expected throughout the morning and will diminish by this afternoon.

Environment Canada is urging drivers to prepare for quickly changing road conditions due to high winds.

Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring in the following areas.

  • Rocky View Co. near Cochrane
  • Mountain View Co. near Carstairs and Stirlingville
  • Mountain View Co. near Cremona and Water Valley
  • Mountain View Co. near Olds and Didsbury
  • Mountain View Co. near Sundre
  • Rocky View Co. near Airdrie and Crossfield
  • Rocky View Co. near Bottrel and Madden