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Long term forecast forHestneset, Narvik (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Ofoten

    On Sunday we expect high avalanche danger for region Ofoten. Avalanche problem is wind drifted snow (slab avalanches) and wet snow (slab avalanches).
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    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)

    InstructionsTravelling in avalanche terrain is not recommended. Avalanches may hit avalanche-exposed roads and settlements.

  2. 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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    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)

    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.

  3. 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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    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)

    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.

  4. 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
    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). 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.

    Tidslinje

    1. Sunday January 23, 2022 15:00 - Wind increases
    2. Monday January 24, 2022 05:00 - Wind wanes
    Map of very strong wind gusts, orange level, Saltfjellet, Salten, Lofoten, Ofoten and Vesteraalen and Troms, 23 January 14:00 UTC to 24 January 04:00 UTC.
  5. Applies to Ofoten, Lofoten and Sør-Troms

    Sunday evening expected locally very much rain with up to 35-40 mm in 6 hours. The precipitation vil fall as snow above 800-1000 masl.

    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)

    InstructionsConsider the need for preventive measures. Follow the advice of emergency authorities, both local and governmental. The need for emergency preparedness shall be assessed continuously by emergency response actors. Consider whether the journey is necessary. Check road reports (175.no). Adjust the speed and use caution while driving.

    ConsequencesRisk of flooding of low-lying densely populated areas. Check varsom.no for more information. Locally difficult driving conditions, especially at waterways. Roads may be closed. Many journeys may have longer travel time. Road conditions affected with road spray and hydroplaning in some places.

    Tidslinje

    1. Sunday January 23, 2022 18:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Monday January 24, 2022 00:00 - Danger is over
    Map of very heavy rain, orange level, Ofoten, Lofoten and Sør-Troms, 23 January 17:00 UTC to 23 January 23:00 UTC.
Long term forecast
Monday24 January12–18 Tuesday25 January13–19 Wednesday26 January13–19 Thursday27 January13–19 Friday28 January13–19 Saturday29 January13–19 Sunday30 January13–19 Monday31 January13–19
Light snow showers.
Snow.
Snow.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
Cloudy.
-2° -2° -4° -4° -4°
0.7 mm 1.9 mm 2.4 mm 0 mm 0 mm 0 mm 0 mm 0 mm
Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from west Near gale, 15 m/s from west Light breeze, 3 m/s from north-northeast Light breeze, 2 m/s from northwest Light breeze, 3 m/s from west-northwest Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from east Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-northeast Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east
  • Rather certain
  • Somewhat uncertain
  • Uncertain
Detailed long term forecast
Date Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
Monday 24/01/2022 00:00–06:00
Heavy rain.
12.7 mm Near gale, 15 m/s from southwestNear gale, 15 m/s from southwest
06:00–12:00
Sleet.
4.2 mm Near gale, 15 m/s from west-southwestNear gale, 15 m/s from west-southwest
12:00–18:00
Light snow showers.
0.7 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from westFresh breeze, 9 m/s from west
18:00–00:00
Snow.
1.4 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from westFresh breeze, 9 m/s from west
Tuesday 25/01/2022 00:00–06:00
Snow showers.
1.5 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from westGentle breeze, 5 m/s from west
06:00–12:00
Snow showers.
1.1 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from westStrong breeze, 11 m/s from west
13:00–19:00
Snow.
1.9 mm Near gale, 15 m/s from westNear gale, 15 m/s from west
19:00–01:00
Snow.
2.1 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from west-southwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from west-southwest
Wednesday 26/01/2022 01:00–07:00
Sleet.
2.4 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from southGentle breeze, 4 m/s from south
07:00–13:00
Sleet.
2.5 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from eastLight breeze, 3 m/s from east
13:00–19:00
Snow.
2.4 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from north-northeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from north-northeast
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-1° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from northLight breeze, 3 m/s from north
Thursday 27/01/2022 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-1° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from north-northeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from north-northeast
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-2° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from north-northeastLight breeze, 2 m/s from north-northeast
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-2° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from northwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from northwest
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-3° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from northwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from northwest
Friday 28/01/2022 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-3° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from west-northwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from west-northwest
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Light breeze, 2 m/s from south-southwestLight breeze, 2 m/s from south-southwest
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-2° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from west-northwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from west-northwest
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-2° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from northeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from northeast
Saturday 29/01/2022 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from south-southwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from south-southwest
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from northeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from northeast
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from eastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from east
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from east-northeastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from east-northeast
Sunday 30/01/2022 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-5° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from east-northeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from east-northeast
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from east-northeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from east-northeast
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-northeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-northeast
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from north-northeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from north-northeast
Monday 31/01/2022 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from northeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from northeast
07:00–13:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-northeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east-northeast
13:00–19:00
Cloudy.
-4° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from eastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from east
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-5° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from northeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from northeast
Tuesday 01/02/2022 01:00–07:00
Cloudy.
-5° 0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from west-southwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from west-southwest

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