The Institute of Meteorology and Water Management warns against violent phenomena. Third and highest degree meteorological warnings apply, as well as first and second degree weather warnings against hailstorms.
Synoptics of the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management issued meteorological warnings of the third, second and first degree on a three-degree, increasing scale.
Third degree IMWM alerts: hail storms
The third and highest level of alerts was issued in the voivodeship Warmia-Masuria Provincein the district of Gołdap.
They are watched there stormswhich are sometimes accompanied by heavy rainfall. About 60 liters of water per square meter fell within an hour. It is forecasted that rainfall of about 15 l / sq m is still possible, which may result in accumulation of the sum of precipitation up to 85 l / sq m. Gusts of up to 70 km / h and hail are still possible.
The alarms will be valid until 1 am on Friday.
Second degree IMWM alerts: hail storms
Second degree warnings against hailstorms are in force in the following provinces:
– 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;
– Subcarpathianin southern counties.
Thunderstorms are forecasted, which in some places may be accompanied by very heavy rainfall up to 30 l / sq m, locally up to 50 l / sq m, and gusts of wind up to 75 km / h. Hail is possible locally.
The dangerous aura will last until 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: Sieradz, Wieruszów, and Wieluń;
– Warmia-Masuria Provincefor the eastern half of the region, with the exception of the Gołdap poviat;
– 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, Biłgoraj;
– Podkarpackie (excluding poviats located in the south).
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 alerts will expire at 22 on Thursday, and in places at 1 on Friday.
What is the third degree weather warning?
A tertiary meteorological alert means that hazardous meteorological phenomena are expected to occur in a large area, causing very high damage or catastrophic damage and a threat to life. Dangerous phenomena will make it impossible to conduct business. Extreme caution is recommended, the need for frequent monitoring of news and developments in the weather situation.
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 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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