The Institute of Meteorology and Water Management (IMWM) has issued hail storm warnings for most of the country. The most dangerous phenomena are predicted in the strip from Pomerania and Warmia, through the center, to Silesia and Lesser Poland, where second-level alerts are in force. During rainfall, up to 50 liters of water per square meter can drop there.
Synoptics of the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management issued second and first degree meteorological warnings on a three-level, increasing scale.
Second degree IMWM alerts: hail storms
Second degree warnings before storms with hail are in force in voivodships:
– Pomeranianin the following poviats: Nowodworski, Malbork, Sztum and Kwidzyn;
– Warmia-Masuria Provincein the western half of the region;
– Mazowieckiein the western half of the voivodeship;
– Łódź Provinceexcept for western counties;
– Świętokrzyskiewith the exception of the following poviats: Ostrowiec, Opatów, Sandomierski, Staszowski;
Storms are forecasted, sometimes accompanied by very heavy rainfall up to 30 liters of water per square meter, locally up to 50 l / sq m, and gusts of wind up to 75 kilometers per hour. Hail is possible in some places.
Sharpening will be valid from 2 p.m. on Thursday until 2 p.m. 1 on Friday.
First degree IMWM alerts: hail storms
First degree warnings against hail storms are in place over a larger part of the country. They were issued for the provinces:
– West Pomeranian Voivodeshipfor the poviats: Sławieński and Koszalin, KoszalinBiałogard, Szczecin, Złotów;
– Pomeranian and Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeshipwith the exception of poviats with the second level of alert;
– Greater Polandfor eastern counties;
– Łódźfor the poviats of: Sieradz, Wieruszów, and Wieluń;
– Lower Silesiafor the Ząbkowicki and Kłodzko poviats;
– Warmia-Masuria Provincefor the eastern half of the region;
– Podlasieexcept for southern counties;
– Masovianwith the exception of the following poviats: Sokołów and Siedlce, SiedlceŁuków;
– Lublin, for the following poviats: Rycki, Puławy, Opole; Kraśnicki, Janowski, Biłgorzyskie;
Thunderstorms are expected in these regions, sometimes with heavy rainfall of 20 to 35 l / sq m. and gusts of wind up to 75 km / h. Hail may fall in some places.
The warnings will also take effect at 14 on Thursday and will expire at 1 on Friday.
What is the IMWM second degree meteorological warning?
The second level warning provides for the occurrence of dangerous meteorological phenomena causing high material losses and a threat to health and life. Dangerous phenomena or the effects of their occurrence severely limit the activity. Expect disruptions in your daily activities. Great caution is recommended, the need to follow news and weather developments. Follow all instructions issued by emergency services in an emergency. Adapt your plans to the weather conditions.
What is the first degree meteorological warning from the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management
The first level warning provides for conditions conducive to the occurrence of dangerous meteorological phenomena that may cause material damage and threat to health and life. Conducting activities in conditions of exposure to these factors is difficult and dangerous. Expect difficulties resulting from carrying out activities in the area of risk, including delays caused by road traffic obstructions, disruptions in the course of outdoor events or the possibility of their cancellation. Caution recommended, need to follow news and weather developments.
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