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UPDATE: Wind warning ended for Thompson and Shuswap

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October 17, 2017 - 3:32 PM

KAMLOOPS - Environment Canada has ended a wind warning for the South and North Thompson, and Shuswap today.

Forecasters called for strong westerly winds of 70 km/h and gusting to 90 km/h to develop today, Oct. 17, as an intense fall storm moved across the Interior.

The wind warning said there was also a potential for a squall line to develop with intense thunderstorms producing lightning and heavy rain which could be mixed with small hail.

Wind damage was reported in Kamloops and the Shuswap.

For the latest warnings, watches and forecasts go to the Environment Canada website.

— This story was updated at 2:26 p.m. and 3:27 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 to include new information from Environment Canada.

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