Warning from MET Norway for Salten, Ofoten, Lofoten, Vesteraalen and Soer-Troms

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Strong wind gusts, yellow level (MET)

Published: Valid: from 22.01.2022 20:00 to 23.01.2022 03:00

Warning

Wind gusts

  • Sender: MET Norway
  • Danger increase: Saturday, January 22, 2022, kl.8:00 PM
  • Danger decrease: Sunday, January 23, 2022, kl. 3:00 AM
  • Certainty: Likely > 50%

Consequence

Loose items may be taken by the wind. Possibly cancelled departures for ferry, plane, or other transport. Bridges may be closed. Some journeys may have longer travel times. The power supply may be impacted, due to tree(s) falling over. Some roads may be closed due to trees or other objects in the road. 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

Secure loose objects. Avoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places. 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

From Saturday evening south to southwest up to severe gale force 9, with local gust 27-35 m/s. The danger decreases early Sunday morning.

Map of strong wind gusts, yellow level, Salten, Ofoten, Lofoten, Vesteraalen and Soer-Troms, 22 January 19:00 UTC to 23 January 02:00 UTC.
Map of strong wind gusts, yellow level, Salten, Ofoten, Lofoten, Vesteraalen and Soer-Troms, 22 January 19:00 UTC to 23 January 02:00 UTC.