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Weather forecast forHolten, Vefsn (Nordland)

  1. 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.

    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 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.
Today, Thursday 21/01/2021
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
Light snow.
-7° 0.1 – 0.4 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from eastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from east
-6° 0 – 2.5 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from east-southeastFresh breeze, 10 m/s from east-southeast
Tomorrow, Friday 22/01/2021
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
-8° 0.6 – 1.8 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from eastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from east
-8° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from eastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from east
-6° 0 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from eastFresh breeze, 8 m/s from east
-6° 0 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from eastModerate breeze, 6 m/s from east
Saturday, 23/01/2021
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
-5° 0 – 3.6 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from northeastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from northeast
Partly cloudy.
-8° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from southeastGentle breeze, 5 m/s from southeast
Partly cloudy.
-9° 0 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from northeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from northeast
-7° 0 – 1.2 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from north-northeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from north-northeast

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Sun and moon, 21/01/2021
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 09:39 ; Moonrise 10:49
Sunset 14:59 Moonset 01:33

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Latitude/longitude: 65°56′44″N 13°06′29″E
Decimal coordinates: 65.9456 13.1082

Altitude: 210 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: Holten (accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1981).

Category: Small mountain
Municipality: Vefsn, Nordland.
SSR-ID: 788699 (2346301)