IMWM issued second degree warnings against freezing precipitation for the southern parts of Silesia and Lesser Poland. This is just the beginning of the difficult weather conditions. Over the weekend, a large area of Poland will be covered with snowstorms, and the wind will cause blowing and blizzards. Then a severe frost will suffocate.
The Institute of Meteorology and Water Management issued meteorological warnings. There is also a threat forecast for the next few days.
IMGW alerts of the second degree – freezing precipitation
IMWM forecasters have issued second-degree warnings against freezing precipitation in the following provinces:
– Silesian (in the counties: Żywiec, Cieszyn, Bielski, Bielsko-Biala);
– Lesser Poland (in the following poviats: Tatrzański, Nowy Targ, Sucha, Limanowski, Myślenice, Nowy Sącz).
Weak, sometimes moderate freezing rain is forecast, in the second half of the night turning into freezing drizzle, causing black ice.
Alerts will be valid until 7 p.m. on Saturday.
IMGW threat forecast for Saturday
Freezing rain is possible in the south-east of the country on Saturday. Forecasters plan to issue first-level warnings for the province Subcarpathianfor the poviats: Sanok, Lesko, Bieszczady, Przemyśl, Industry.
On this day there will be heavy snowfall in Poland. Level 1 alerts may apply in the following provinces: Lesser Poland (districts: Tatrzański, Nowy Targ, Limanowski, Nowy Sącz, Nowy SaczGorlice), Subcarpathian (districts: Jasielski, Krosno, Krosno, Sanok, Przemyśl, Przemyśl, Rzeszów, Rzeszów, Brzozów, Strzyżów, Ropczyce-Sędziszów, Łańcut, Leżajsk, Przeworsk, Jarosław, Lubaczów), Lublin (districts: Biłgoraj, Tomaszów, Zamość, Zamość, Hrubieszów).
IMGW threat forecast for Sunday
Even more heavy snowfall is expected on the second day of the weekend. Second degree warnings may be issued for the southern poviats of the province Silesian and Lesser Poland. In the rest of Silesia and Małopolska, as well as in the following voivodeships: Lower Silesia, Opole, Subcarpathian, Świętokrzyskie, Lublinand in the south-eastern part of the Mazowieckie and in the southern poviats of the province. Podlaskie.
Blowing snow and blizzards are forecast for parts of the country. The associated first-level alerts may cover the entire province Lublin and eastern poviats of the province mazowieckie and the southern half of the province Podlaskie.
Freezing precipitation should be expected only in the south-eastern part of Poland. Forecasters plan to issue first-level warnings for the province. Subcarpathianfor the districts of: Lesko, Bieszczady, Przemyśl and Przemyśl.
IMGW threat forecast for Monday
Heavy snowfall is expected across the province on Monday. West Pomeranian and Pomeranianas well as in the province Lower Silesian, in the Lubań, Lwówek and Karkonosze counties, Jelenia GoraKamienna Góra.
In addition, in the province West Pomeranian and Pomeranian blizzards and blizzards are to be expected. For the coastal districts of these provinces, first degree alerts against strong winds may also be issued.
IMGW threat forecast for Tuesday
Tuesday will bring heavy snowfall in the province. Pomeranian. It’s also supposed to be windy there.
There will be a strong frost in the south of the country. The entire province may be covered by first-level warnings. Lower Silesia and Opoleand also the province Silesian (districts: Cieszyn, Żywiec) and the province. Lesser Poland (districts: Sucha, Nowy Targ, Tatrzański, Nowy Sącz).
What is the second degree IMGW meteorological warning
The second 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.
What is a threat forecast
According to the IMGW definition, the threat forecast is indicative weather forecastserving to inform the public early about the possibility of a dangerous meteorological phenomenon.
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