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Weather forecast forÅkvikdalen, Leirfjord (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Nord-Helgeland, Salten, Ofoten, Sør-Troms and Nord-Troms

    From Thursday afternoon east and southeasterly storm with extreme gust locally with 35-50 m/s. There are expected strongest winds from Thursday afternoon until Friday afternoon. There will be large variations in wind speed. Some places may have calm conditions while other places experience extreme wind gusts. In addition the temperature at exposed places is expected to be in -the range of 10 to -15 degrees. The combination storm and low temperatures could cause challenges for power delivery, there is potenial for frost bite and risk of moderate to severe icing on ships.

    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)

    InstructionsFollow the advice of emergency authorities. If you MUST drive, follow the advice from the Norwegian Public Roads Administration and check road reports (175.no). Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Prepare your home for a potentially long power outage. The need for emergency preparedness shall be assessed continuously by emergency response actors. In advance consider measures to limit damage.

    ConsequencesIt is dangerous to be outdoors, and unusually large damage to buildings, infrastructure, forests and power supplies is expected. Expect cancelled departures for ferry, plane, or other transport. Bridges may be closed. Ceiling tiles blow off houses and buildings. Allow a lot of extra time for transportation and driving, even for short journeys. The power supply locally will be significantly affected. Many roads may be closed due to trees or other objects. Blowing snow causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads. The strong wind may cause locally high waves in fjords and lakes.


    1. Thursday January 21, 2021 13:00 - Wind increases
    2. Friday January 22, 2021 13:00 - Wind wanes
    Map of extreme weather Frank: Extremely strong wind gusts, red level, Nord-Helgeland, Salten, Ofoten, Sør-Troms and Nord-Troms, 21 January 12:00 UTC to 22 January 12:00 UTC.
Today, Wednesday 20/01/2021
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
Partly cloudy.
-3° 0 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from southeastStrong breeze, 13 m/s from southeast
Tomorrow, Thursday 21/01/2021
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
-4° 0 mm Near gale, 17 m/s from southeastNear gale, 17 m/s from southeast
-5° 0 mm Gale, 18 m/s from southeastGale, 18 m/s from southeast
Light snow.
-6° 0 – 1.0 mm Gale, 19 m/s from southeastGale, 19 m/s from southeast
-6° 0 – 0.9 mm Gale, 20 m/s from southeastGale, 20 m/s from southeast
Friday, 22/01/2021
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
-6° 0 – 1.7 mm Strong gale, 21 m/s from southeastStrong gale, 21 m/s from southeast
Partly cloudy.
-7° 0 mm Gale, 20 m/s from southeastGale, 20 m/s from southeast
-5° 0 mm Gale, 19 m/s from southeastGale, 19 m/s from southeast
-4° 0 mm Near gale, 16 m/s from southeastNear gale, 16 m/s from southeast

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Sun and moon, 20/01/2021
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 09:44 ; Moonrise 10:56
Sunset 14:56 Moonset 00:04

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Latitude/longitude: 65°59′47″N 12°51′56″E
Decimal coordinates: 65.9966 12.8656

Altitude: 70 m.

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Norwegian Mapping and Cadastre Authority

Norwegian place names are regulated by the Norwegian Mapping and Cadastre Authority. Last updated in February 2015.

Approved names: Åkvikdalen (accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1981).

Category: Valley
Municipality: Leirfjord, Nordland.
SSR-ID: 1065793 (2619895)