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High winds on the way to Peterborough, Lindsay

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Saturday, warning of high winds expected overnight.

Winds reaching 60 kilometres per hour, with gusts up to 80 kilometres per hour, are in the forecast for Saturday night, along with a cold front, along the eastern part of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario.

Environment Canada indicates the cold front will pass through Windsor near 11 p.m., through Toronto and Barrie near 5 a.m., then through Kingston near 8 a.m..

The weather agency advises that winds like these can send loose objects flying and damage tents, awnings and other soft-top shelters.elters, tents and awnings.

To report severe weather, email ec.cpio-tempetes-ospc-storms.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.