Hydro-Québec Is Warning Of Possible Outages Today Due To Heavy Winds
Hydro-Québec has put out a message on Twitter warning Quebecers of possible power outages in "several regions" due to high wind speeds forecast on Monday.
As of 11:30 a.m., 24,902 were without electricity, though it's unclear how many of those are thanks to the wind.
La météo des prochaines heures, avec des rafales pouvant atteindre 70 km/h, pourrait causer des #pannes dans plusie… https://t.co/WbFYhx4gUi— Hydro-Québec (@Hydro-Québec) 1617019676.0
MétéoMédia's Monday morning forecast stated that gusts could reach between 60 and 80 km/h across the province.
In the eastern reaches of the province, the network predicts wind speeds of between 90 km/h and 100 km/h.
Environment Canada has issued a series of wind and storm surge warnings for the tip of Gaspésie, the Îles-de-la-Madeleine and part of the Côte-Nord.