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Extreme weather Frank: Read the warning

Weather statistics for Bjørkåsen, Vega (Nordland)

  1. Applies to Roervik - Loedingen

    Today, Wednesday, still southeast near gale force 7, in exposed places. Early Thursday morning increasing southeast gale force 8.

    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)

    InstructionsIt is not recommended to be at sea in a small boat.

    ConsequencesModerate waves. Risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea. Moderately high waves with breaking crests forming spindrift. Considerable airborne spray.

    Tidslinje

    1. Wednesday January 20, 2021 09:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Ukjent sluttidspunkt
  2. 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.