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Hurricane Fiona will be ‘extremely strong and dangerous storm’ for Atlantic Canada, CHC warns

At a Canadian Hurricane Centre press briefing on Thursday, warning preparedness meteorologist Bob Robichaud provided an update on Hurricane Fiona in anticipation of its arrival in Atlantic Canada starting late Friday until Saturday. Robichaud stressed the importance for local residents to stay updated with the weather forecast, calling it an "extremely strong and dangerous storm," and to prepare for 72 hours of self-sufficiency after the storm, which may see extended period of power outages.