For almost all of Poland on Tuesday, the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management issued second-level alerts against the heat. The temperature will exceed 30 degrees Celsius in the shade. Thunderstorm warnings are in effect in the northwest of the country.
– There are many indications that Tuesday may be the warmest day of the year – said the spokesman of the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management Grzegorz Walijewski. He said that the maximum temperature will be up to 35 degrees Celsius, and it is possible that thermometers may indicate even more. It will be hottest in the central part of the country.
Forecasters from the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management issued first and second degree meteorological warnings on a three-stage, ascending scale.
IMGW alerts of the second degree – heat
Second degree heat warnings are in force in the following provinces: Lubuskie, Greater Poland, Kuyavian-Pomeranian, Pomeranian (districts: Starogard, Malbork, Tczew, Sztum, Kwidzyn), warmińsko-mazurskie, Podlaskie, mazowieckie, Lublin, Świętokrzyskie, Lodz, Opole, Lower Silesia (except for the poviats: Karkonosze, Jelenia GoraKamienna Góra, Wałbrzych, WałbrzychKłodzko), Silesian (outside the Żywiec poviat), Lesser Poland (except for the following poviats: Tatrzański, Nowy Targ, Nowy Sącz, Nowy SaczGorlice) and Subcarpathian (except for the following poviats: Jasło, Krosno, loomSanok, Lesko, Bieszczady).
IMGW alerts of the first degree – heat
Heat warnings have been issued for some places. These apply in the following provinces: Lower Silesia (counties: Karkonosze, Jelenia Góra, Kamienna Góra, Wałbrzych, Wałbrzych, Kłodzko), Silesian (Żywiec county), Lesser Poland (districts: Nowy Targ, Nowy Sącz, Nowy Sącz, Gorlice) i Subcarpathian (districts: Jasielski, Krosno, Krosno, Sanok, Lesko, Bieszczady).
Where will it be hottest? From when and until when are alerts effective?
The highest temperature is forecast in the northern half of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship, where it will reach a maximum of 30 to 34-35 degrees C. At night, thermometers will show from 18 to 21 degrees C. Alerts will be valid until 7 p.m. on Thursday.
In the Lubusz Land, in Wielkopolska, in Kujawy, Lower Silesia and in the western half of the province. Opolskie, the temperature during the day will reach from 30 to 34 degrees C, and at night it will be from 18 to 20 degrees C. Warnings will be in force there until 19 on Thursday.
In Podlasie and Warmia and Mazury, the maximum temperature during the day will range from 29 to 33 degrees C, locally to 34 degrees C. At night it will be at least 18-20 degrees C. Alerts will expire at 19 on Thursday.
In other places covered by the second degree alerts, the maximum temperature during the day will be from 30 to 32 degrees C, and at night the thermometers will be at least from 18 to 20 degrees C. In the western half of the province. Lodz, as well as in the eastern half of the province. Opolskie, Silesia, Lesser Poland and the Świętokrzyska Land, warnings will be in force until 2 p.m. 18 on Wednesday, in the eastern half of the province. Łódzkie and in the southern half of Mazovia and in the Lublin region will be valid until 17 on Thursday, while in the province. Podkarpackie will remain in force until 18 on Friday. In Pomerania they will expire at 20 on Wednesday.
In places for which first-level alerts have been issued, during the day the thermometers will show places from 29 to 31 degrees C, while at night the temperature will reach from 15 to 17 degrees C. The warnings will be valid there until 2 p.m. 18 on Tuesday.
IMGW alerts of the first degree – thunderstorms
There will be thunderstorms in some parts of the country. First degree warnings are in force in the following provinces:
– Pomeranianoutside the counties of: Nowy Dwór, Malbork, Sztum, Kwidzyn, Tczew, Starogard;
– Greater Polandin the districts: Złotów, Piła, Czarnków-Trzcianecki, Szamotuły, Międzychód, Nowy Tomyśl, Grodzisk, and Wolsztyn;
– Lubuskiein the following districts: Strzelecko-Drezdenko, Gorzów and Gorzow Wielkopolski.
Thunderstorms are forecast, which in places will be accompanied by heavy rainfall up to 20-25 liters of water per square meter and wind gusts up to 65 kilometers per hour.
Alerts will remain in effect until 8 p.m. Tuesday.
What is the second degree IMGW meteorological warning
The first degree warning predicts the occurrence of dangerous meteorological phenomena causing large material losses and a threat to health and life. Dangerous phenomena or the effects of their occurrence strongly limit the conduct of business. Expect disruptions in daily functioning. Great caution is recommended, the need to follow messages and the development of the weather situation. Follow all instructions issued by the emergency services in an emergency. Adapt your plans to weather conditions.
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 carrying out activities in the area of threat, 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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