Warning from MET Norway for Helgeland, Saltfjellet, Salten and Ofoten

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Very strong wind gusts, orange level (MET)

Published: Valid: from 01.01.2022 22:00 to 03.01.2022 00:00

Warning

Wind gusts

  • Sender: MET Norway
  • Danger increase: Saturday, January 1, 2022, kl.10:00 PM
  • Danger decrease: Monday, January 3, 2022, kl. 12:00 AM
  • Certainty: Likely > 50%

Consequence

Bridges may be closed. Blowing snow at higher altitudes causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads. Blowing snow causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads. High waves may cause damage to infrastructure and buildings in the coastal zone. The strong wind may cause locally high waves in fjords and lakes.

Advice

Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no). Be careful in coastal areas. In advance consider measures to limit damage.

Description

Southeast severe gale in exposed places with local gust 27-35 m/s. Decreasing wind from Sunday afternoon, first in south.

Map of very strong wind gusts, orange level, Helgeland, Saltfjellet, Salten and Ofoten, 01 January 21:00 UTC to 02 January 23:00 UTC.
Map of very strong wind gusts, orange level, Helgeland, Saltfjellet, Salten and Ofoten, 01 January 21:00 UTC to 02 January 23:00 UTC.