IMWM warns against icing in eight provinces. Wet road surfaces and sidewalks may freeze after rainfall. The forecast of weather hazards shows that in the coming days one should expect, among others, strong wind, freezing rain and drizzle.
Synoptics of the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management issued meteorological warnings and a forecast of threats for the next few days.
IMWM alerts – icing
1st degree icing warnings are valid in the following voivodships:
– West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Warmia-Masuria Province and Podlasie;
– Pomeranian and Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship;
– Lesser Poland, in the following poviats: Oświęcim, Wadowicki, Kraków, Kraków, Wieliczka, Miechów, Proszowice, Bochnia, Dąbrowski, Tarnów, Tarnów, Nowosądecki, Nowy Sącz and Gorlice;
– Subcarpathian, with the exception of south-eastern counties.
It is forecasted that wet roads and pavements will freeze after rain, sleet and wet snow causing icing. The minimum temperature will be from -3 to 0 degrees Celsius, and the minimum temperature at the ground will be from -5 to -1 degrees C. The lowest temperature is to be in the north-western voivodships.
Alerts in all provinces will expire at 9 a.m. on Tuesday.
IMGW threat forecast for Tuesday
The next day, weather forecasters plan to issue warnings against icing in provinces West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Pomeranian and Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship.
In Poland, it can start blowing strongly. First level alerts are possible in the entire area of voivodeships Lubuskie, Greater Poland and Łódź, in the northern poviats of the province. West Pomeranian Voivodeship and southern counties of the province Lower Silesia.
IMGW threat forecast for Wednesday
Strong winds on Wednesday are also possible in the southern part of the province. Dolnośląskie, as well as throughout the provinces West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Pomeranian and Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship.
Weather forecasters also predict the occurrence of freezing rainfall or drizzle. They are to be expected in voivodships Pomeranian and Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship.
IMGW threat forecast for Thursday
On Thursday, strong wind warnings may be in force in the following voivodeships: West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Pomeranian, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, Warmia-Masuria Province and Podlasie.
According to the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management, that day there is a risk of heavy snowfall returning. It can spill all over the province. West Pomeranian Voivodeship and in the south-eastern part of the province. Podkarpackie.
IMGW threat forecast for Friday
The next day, as forecasted by weather forecasters, heavy snowfall may occur in voivodships West Pomeranian Voivodeship and Pomeranian.
What is the first degree meteorological warning from the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management
IMWM meteorological warning The first degree provides for the conditions conducive to the occurrence of dangerous meteorological phenomena that may cause material losses 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.
What is the IMWM threat forecast
According to the definition of IMWM, a hazard forecast is an indicative weather forecast, used to inform the public early about the possibility of a dangerous meteorological phenomenon.
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