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Weather forecast forSaghågen, Rana (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Helgeland, Salten, Ofoten, Lofoten og Vesterålen

    Locally moderate vessel icing is expected in coastal and fjord districts from Thursday morning in North Helgeland, Salten, Lofoten, Ofoten and Vesterålen.

    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)

    InstructionsRemove ice from the boat.

    ConsequencesRapid ice accumulation on a small boat may cause it to lose its stability, tip over and sink. For ships the issue is more directed towards slippery decks, handrailing, ladders, iced down safety boats and safety equipment. Ice accumulation may also damage radio communication if the antennas are freezing. Moderate ice accumulation on the bow/bridge of the ship.

    Tidslinje

    1. Thursday January 21, 2021 06:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Ukjent sluttidspunkt
    Map of extreme weather Frank: Moderate icing on ships, yellow level, Helgeland, Salten, Ofoten, Lofoten og Vesterålen, 21 January 05:00 UTC to 22 January 23:00 UTC.
  2. Applies to North-Helgeland, Salten, Ofoten and Troms

    From Thursday afternoon east and southeasterly storm, occasionally hurricane, with extreme gust locally with 35-50 m/s. There are expected strongest winds from Thursday afternoon until Friday evening. It has already been observed extreme wind gusts in Nord-Helgeland, but large variations in wind speed are still expected. 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.

    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)

    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.

    Tidslinje

    1. Thursday January 21, 2021 13:00 - Wind increases
    2. Friday January 22, 2021 18:00 - Wind wanes
    Map of extreme weather Frank: Extremely strong wind gusts ongoing, red level, North-Helgeland, Salten, Ofoten and Troms, 21 January 12:00 UTC to 22 January 17:00 UTC.
  3. Applies to 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, Helgeland, 22 January 11:00 UTC to 22 January 18:00 UTC.
Today, Thursday 21/01/2021
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
14:00–18:00
Snow.
-7° 0.2 – 0.4 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from eastStrong breeze, 11 m/s from east
18:00–00:00
Snow.
-7° 0.6 – 2.4 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from east-northeastStrong breeze, 11 m/s from east-northeast
Tomorrow, Friday 22/01/2021
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Snow.
-8° 0.6 – 2.9 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from eastFresh breeze, 10 m/s from east
06:00–12:00
Cloudy.
-7° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from eastModerate breeze, 7 m/s from east
12:00–18:00
Cloudy.
-6° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-northeastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-northeast
18:00–00:00
Cloudy.
-6° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from east-northeastFresh breeze, 8 m/s from east-northeast
Saturday, 23/01/2021
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Snow.
-7° 0 – 1.9 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from east-northeastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from east-northeast
06:00–12:00
Partly cloudy.
-9° 0 – 0.9 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from east-northeastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from east-northeast
12:00–18:00
Partly cloudy.
-9° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from northeastModerate breeze, 6 m/s from northeast
19:00–01:00
Cloudy.
-7° 0 – 1.0 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from northeastLight breeze, 3 m/s from northeast

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Today, 21.1.

Avalanche danger level Moderate

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Avalanche danger level Moderate

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Sun and moon, 21/01/2021
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 09:40 ; Moonrise 10:43
Sunset 14:49 Moonset 01:31

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Latitude/longitude: 66°20′28″N 14°07′06″E
Decimal coordinates: 66.3414 14.1186

Altitude: 9 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: Saghågen (accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1975).

Category: Small hill
Municipality: Rana, Nordland.
SSR-ID: 988735 (2543828)