Warning from MET Norway

Very strong wind gusts, orange level (MET)

Salten, Ofoten, Lofoten, Vesteraalen and Soer-Troms

Published: 21.09.2020 10:07 Valid: from 21.09.2020 13:00 to 22.09.2020 05:00

Type of warning

Wind gusts

Very strong wind from southwest are expected, on the coast storm force 10, with wind gusts 30-35 m/s over land.

Sender MET Norway
Source https://www.met.no/nyhetsarkiv/oransje-farevarsel-for-svaert-kraftige-vindkast-i-nordland-og-troms-og-regn-i-troms
Danger increases from 9/21/2020 1:00:00 PM
9/22/2020 5:00:00 AM
Consequence Larger loose items may be taken by the wind. Risk of damage to buildings and infrastructure. Cancelled departures for ferry, plane, or other transport expected. Bridges may be closed. Many journeys may have longer travel times. The power supply will be impacted, due to tree(s) falling over. Roads may be closed due to trees or other objects in the road.
Advice Secure all loose objects. Avoid exposed places. Allow a lot of extra time for transportation and driving. Consider whether the journey is necessary. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no). The need for emergency preparedness shall be assessed continuously by emergency response actors.
Awareness seriousness Severe situation
Certainty Likely > 50%
Map of very strong wind gusts, orange level, Salten, Ofoten, Lofoten, Vesteraalen and Soer-Troms, 21 September 11:00 UTC to 22 September 03:00 UTC.
Map of very strong wind gusts, orange level, Salten, Ofoten, Lofoten, Vesteraalen and Soer-Troms, 21 September 11:00 UTC to 22 September 03:00 UTC.
Map overview