Rare hurricane warning issued near Fiona in Canada Pipa News

Rare hurricane warning issued near Fiona in Canada

A Hurricane Warning is in effect in Bermuda as Fiona, now a Category 4 hurricane, affected the island with strong winds on Friday morning.

According to the local power company, about 70% of Bermuda’s are awake without electricity.

Conditions on the island will improve later in the morning and will dissipate to tropical storm status by afternoon.

Rising wind pushes waves to the south coast before Hurricane Fiona makes landfall in Bermuda on September 22, 2022.

Nicola Muirhead / Reuters

Next, Fiona hits Canada, where residents prepare for one of the most powerful storms the country has ever experienced.

Fiona is forecast to make landfall in Nova Scotia on Saturday morning, bringing strong, gusty winds to Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and New Brunswick.

Photo: Hurricane Fiona moves toward Canada's Maritimes provinces in a composite image from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) GOES-East Weather Satellite, Sept. 23, 2022.

Hurricane Fiona moves toward the Canadian Maritimes provinces in a composite image from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) GOES-Eastern weather satellite, Sept. 23, 2022. This image has been supplied by a third party.

NOAA handout via Reuters

Rare Hurricane Warnings are in effect for Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.

There is a possibility of a strong thunderstorm. Power cuts and extensive damage are possible.

The greatest impact in the United States will be Saturday in Maine with strong winds of 55 mph and increased risk of rip currents with 10-foot waves along the East Coast.

ABC News’ Chris Donato, Riley Winch and Max Golembo contributed to this report.

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