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

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Strong wind gusts, yellow level (MET)

Published: Valid: from 19.10.2021 11:00 to 20.10.2021 14:00

Warning

Wind gusts

  • Sender: MET Norway
  • Danger increase: Tuesday, October 19, 2021, kl.11:00 AM
  • Danger decrease: Wednesday, October 20, 2021, kl. 2:00 PM
  • 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.

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 late Tuesday morning expected southeast near gale force 7 in exposed places with local gust 27-35 m/s. Decreasing Wednesday afternoon.

Map of strong wind gusts, yellow level, Helgeland, Saltfjellet, Salten and Ofoten, 19 October 09:00 UTC to 20 October 12:00 UTC.
Map of strong wind gusts, yellow level, Helgeland, Saltfjellet, Salten and Ofoten, 19 October 09:00 UTC to 20 October 12:00 UTC.