IMGW has issued first degree alerts. In parts of the country, roads and sidewalks can be slippery due to freezing rain. Check where the weather will be a threat to life and health.
Forecasters from the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management issued first-level alerts on a three-level, ascending scale.
IMGW alerts of the first degree – freezing precipitation
IMGW issued first degree alarms against freezing precipitation in the southern counties of the following provinces: Lesser Poland, Silesian, Opole, Lower Silesia.
The snowfall is forecast to turn to sleet and freezing rain causing ice in places.
In places, still weak precipitation of freezing drizzle causing black ice is observed and forecast locally.
Alerts will be valid until 8.30 on Sunday.
What is the first degree IMGW meteorological warning
The first degree warning provides for conditions conducive to the occurrence of dangerous meteorological phenomena that may cause material damage and threat to health and life. Running a business in conditions of exposure to these factors is difficult and dangerous. Expect difficulties resulting from activities in the area where the threat occurs, including delays caused by traffic obstructions, disruptions in the course of outdoor events or the possibility of their cancellation. Caution recommended, the need to follow messages and weather developments.
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