February 8, 2019 8:09 am

Strong and gusty winds in store for London Friday

Environment Canada is warning of wind gusts up to 80 km/h in London Friday.

Environment Canada is warning of wind gusts up to 80 km/h in London Friday.

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London’s ride on the weather-coaster continues Friday with a special weather statement from Environment Canada.

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The national weather service is calling for strong winds, with gusts up to 80 km/h at times.

The windy conditions should diminish as the day goes along, but the winds will be strong enough to cause minor tree damage and possibly some power outages, the agency said.

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Friday will also be much colder than Thursday.

London unofficially set a record Thursday when the temperature rose to 11.1 C, breaking the record of 10.1 C set in 2017.

Friday’s high will be -5 C, but will feel like -17 C in the afternoon. The wind chill will make it feel like -22 C overnight.

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