Long term forecast forKvitnes, Hadsel (Nordland)
Applies to Lofoten og Vesterålen
On Monday we expect considerable avalanche danger for region Lofoten og Vesterålen. Avalanche problem is wind drifted snow (slab avalanches).
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InstructionsTravelling in avalanche terrain requires advanced knowledge, experience in route finding and ability to identify the avalanche problem. Generally, it is recommended to avoid avalanche terrain. Avalanches may hit some avalanche-exposed roads and occasionally settlements.
Applies to Skomvaer - Loppa
From Saturday afternoon southwest gale force 8, increasing Saturday evening to strong gale force 9. Early Sunday decreasing to southwest near gale 7 or gale force 8.Severity
InstructionsDo not go out at sea in a small boat.
ConsequencesLarge waves. High risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. High waves whose crests sometimes roll over. Airborne spray may reduce visibility.
Applies to deler av Nordland og Troms
Landslides are expected, some with considerable consequences. Large slides may reach settlements, roads and railways. Risk of slushflows is especially high in areas with more than 50 cm snow. The snow may in some places be fully water-saturated. Slushflows are triggered even in relatively gentle slopes, where water accumulates. Slushflows follow terrain depressions and may develop into debris flows. Rain is expected, followed by heavy showers in some places. Relatively high temperatures and windy conditions causes significant snowmelting.
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InstructionsKeep water paths and culverts free of snow, ice, gravel, waste, twigs and leaves. Clogged waterways with dammed water may cause landslides. Municipalities, Counties and other emergency operators should continuously evaluate the need for preparedness and prevention measures.
ConsequencesLandslides are expected, some with considerable consequences. Large slides may reach settlements, roads and railways.
Applies to Nordland og deler av Troms
Water discharge is expected to increase because of rain and snowmelt. This may cause local inundation where river channels are filled with ice and because of frozen ground. It also may cause ice drift in streams, with subsequent local inundation. Local flooding and erosion damage. Large amounts of rain are expected in the warning area.
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InstructionsStay informed on the situation. Secure and/or move assets away from vulnerable areas (car, caravan along rivers/streams, basements). Cleaning of drainage paths and culverts is recommended. Keep away from rivers and streams with high flow.
ConsequencesLocal flooding and/or erosional damage in streams and small rivers. Stormwater in urban areas.
Applies to Saltfjellet, Salten, Lofoten, Ofoten and Vesteraalen and Troms
From Sunday afternoon increasing southwest severe gale force 9 to occasionally storm force 10, with local strong gust 30-40 m/s. Strongest wind expected Sunday evening and early Monday morning. Decreasing wind early Monday morning.Severity
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). Be careful in coastal areas. In advance consider measures to limit damage.
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. Blowing snow at higher altitudes 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.
|Monday24 January12–18||Tuesday25 January13–19||Wednesday26 January13–19||Thursday27 January13–19||Friday28 January13–19||Saturday29 January13–19||Sunday30 January13–19||Monday31 January13–19|
|1.3 mm||1.9 mm||0 mm||0 mm||0 mm||0 mm||0 mm||0 mm|
- Rather certain
- Somewhat uncertain
|Monday 24/01/2022||00:00–06:00||5°||7.1 mm||Gale, 18 m/s from southwest|
|06:00–12:00||0°||5.0 mm||Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from northwest|
|12:00–18:00||0°||1.3 mm||Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from west|
|18:00–00:00||0°||1.0 mm||Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from northwest|
|Tuesday 25/01/2022||00:00–06:00||-1°||1.5 mm||Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from west-northwest|
|06:00–12:00||0°||2.2 mm||Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from west-northwest|
|13:00–19:00||-1°||1.9 mm||Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from west-northwest|
|19:00–01:00||0°||1.9 mm||Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from south-southwest|
|Wednesday 26/01/2022||01:00–07:00||0°||2.4 mm||Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from southwest|
|07:00–13:00||1°||2.4 mm||Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from southeast|
|13:00–19:00||0°||0 mm||Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from northeast|
|19:00–01:00||-1°||0 mm||Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from west-northwest|
|Thursday 27/01/2022||01:00–07:00||-2°||0 mm||Light breeze, 3 m/s from east-northeast|
|07:00–13:00||-2°||0 mm||Light breeze, 3 m/s from north|
|13:00–19:00||-2°||0 mm||Light breeze, 3 m/s from northeast|
|19:00–01:00||-2°||0 mm||Light breeze, 3 m/s from southeast|
|Friday 28/01/2022||01:00–07:00||-2°||0 mm||Light breeze, 2 m/s from south-southwest|
|07:00–13:00||-2°||0 mm||Light breeze, 3 m/s from northwest|
|13:00–19:00||-2°||0 mm||Light breeze, 3 m/s from west-northwest|
|19:00–01:00||-2°||0 mm||Light breeze, 3 m/s from east-northeast|
|Saturday 29/01/2022||01:00–07:00||-3°||0 mm||Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east|
|07:00–13:00||-4°||0 mm||Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from east-northeast|
|13:00–19:00||-4°||0 mm||Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from east-southeast|
|19:00–01:00||-4°||0 mm||Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from east-southeast|
|Sunday 30/01/2022||01:00–07:00||-3°||0 mm||Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from southeast|
|07:00–13:00||-4°||0 mm||Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast|
|13:00–19:00||-3°||0 mm||Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from southeast|
|19:00–01:00||-3°||0 mm||Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east|
|Monday 31/01/2022||01:00–07:00||-4°||0 mm||Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from southeast|
|07:00–13:00||-4°||0 mm||Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from east-southeast|
|13:00–19:00||-3°||0 mm||Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-southeast|
|19:00–01:00||-4°||0 mm||Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from southeast|
|Tuesday 01/02/2022||01:00–07:00||-4°||0 mm||Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east|