Warning from MET Norway

Strong wind gusts, yellow level (MET)

Ofoten and Lofoten

Published: 23.09.2020 12:18 Valid: from 23.09.2020 16:00 to 24.09.2020 00:00

Type of warning

Wind gusts

Wednesday afternoon and evening expected south and southwest storm force 10 on the coast with locally strong wind gusts 27-35 m/s in Lofoten and outer parts of Ofoten.

Sender MET Norway
Source https://www.met.no/nyhetsarkiv/oransje-farevarsel-for-svaert-kraftige-vindkast-i-vesteralen-onsdag-kveld
Danger increases from 9/23/2020 4:00:00 PM
9/24/2020 12:00:00 AM
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.
Advice Secure loose objects. Avoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no).
Awareness seriousness Challenging situation
Certainty Likely > 50%
Map of strong wind gusts, yellow level, Ofoten and Lofoten, 23 September 14:00 UTC to 23 September 22:00 UTC.
Map of strong wind gusts, yellow level, Ofoten and Lofoten, 23 September 14:00 UTC to 23 September 22:00 UTC.
Map overview