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Weather statistics for Ibsens gate, Vefsn (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Namdalen and Sør-Helgeland

    From Thursday morning expected east strong gale force 9 in exposed places with locally very strong gusts 30-40 m/s. Decreasing wind late Friday morning, first in south.

    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). The need for emergency preparedness shall be assessed continuously by emergency response actors.

    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.

    Tidslinje

    1. Thursday January 21, 2021 06:00 - Wind increases
    2. Friday January 22, 2021 12:00 - Wind wanes
    Map of extreme weather Frank: Very strong wind gusts, orange level, Namdalen and Sør-Helgeland, 21 January 05:00 UTC to 22 January 11:00 UTC.
  2. 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.