Radar image forLangvardshågjen, Herøy (Nordland)
Applies to Sandnessjoeen - Loppa
Friday evening expected southwest near gale force 7, and occasionally gale force 8. Early Saturday morning decreasing, first in south.Severity
InstructionsIt is not recommended to be at sea in a small boat.
ConsequencesModerately high waves with breaking crests forming spindrift. Considerable airborne spray.
Applies to Helgeland, Nord-Trøndelag, Saltfjellet, Salten, Ofoten, Lofoten, Vesteraalen, Sør-Troms and Nord-Troms
From Friday evening, becasue of transition to above zero temperatures it is expected risk of rain freezing on cold ground and locally freezing rain. Transition to above freezing temperatures will first occur in North-Troendelag and Helgeland.Severity
InstructionsBe alert; ice may be difficult to see. Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving. Check road reports (175.no).
ConsequencesLocal driving conditions may become difficult.
Applies to Nordland og deler av Troms
Landslides may be expected. Exposed railways and roads may be closed. 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. Heavy snowmelt is expected. Heavy rain is expected.
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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.
ConsequencesLandslides may be expected. Exposed railways and roads may be closed.
Applies to Nordland and Troms
From late Sunday morning increasing southwest severe gale force 9 to occasionally storm force 10, with local strong gust 27-40 m/s. Strongest wind expected Sunday evening and early Monday morning. Decreasing wind 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). The need for emergency preparedness shall be assessed continuously by emergency response actors. 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. 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. Blowing snow 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.
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