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Extreme weather Frank: Read the warning

Radar image forKumyrholten, Grane (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Namdalen and Sør-Helgeland

    From Thursday morning expected east strong gale force 9 in exposed places with locally very strong gusts 30-40 m/s. Decreasing wind late Friday morning, first in south.

    Severity
    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (hjelp.yr.no)

    InstructionsSecure 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.

    ConsequencesLarger 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. Blowing snow at higher altitudes causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads.

    Tidslinje

    1. Thursday January 21, 2021 06:00 - Wind increases
    2. Friday January 22, 2021 12:00 - Wind wanes
    Map of extreme weather Frank: Very strong wind gusts, orange level, Namdalen and Sør-Helgeland, 21 January 05:00 UTC to 22 January 11:00 UTC.
  2. Applies to Sør-Helgeland

    Friday afternoon it is expected locally heavy gusts from east and southeasterly direction of 27-35 m/s

    Severity
    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (hjelp.yr.no)

    InstructionsSecure loose objects. Avoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no).

    ConsequencesLoose 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. Some roads may be closed due to trees or other objects in the road. Blowing snow causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads. The strong wind may cause locally high waves in fjords and lakes.

    Tidslinje

    1. Friday January 22, 2021 12:00 - Wind increases
    2. Ukjent sluttidspunkt
    Map of extreme weather Frank: Strong wind gusts, yellow level, Sør-Helgeland, 22 January 11:00 UTC to 22 January 17:00 UTC.

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