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IMWM Alerts 22/02/2024 – strong wind, heavy rain

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The weather will be hazardous in parts of the country tonight. IMWM forecasters warn of strong wind gusts and heavy rain. Find out where to watch out.

The Institute of Meteorology and Water Management issued first-degree warnings against strong winds and heavy rainfall.

IMWM alerts – strong wind, heavy rain

Alerts IMWM first degree against strong winds are valid in the following voivodeships:

  • Podkarpackie, in the following poviats: Bieszczady, Lesko, Sanok, Krosno, Jasło, where warnings will be valid until 13 on Friday;
  • Lesser Poland, in the following counties: Gorlice, Nowy Sącz, Nowy Targ, Tatra, Sucha, Wadowice, Oświęcim, where it will be dangerous until 9 on Friday;
  • Silesianin the following counties: Żywiec, Cieszyn, Bielsko, Bielsko-Biala, where alerts will be valid until 9 on Friday;
  • Lower Silesiain the following counties: Kamienna Góra, Karkonosze, Jelenia Góra, Lwówek, where alarms will be valid until 5 on Friday;
  • West Pomeranian Voivodeship (except south-eastern counties), where dangerous weather is expected at 2-7 on Friday.

Strong winds are forecast there, with an average speed of 25-45 kilometers per hour, gusting to 70-80 km/h, from the south and southwest.

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Yellow alerts are also in force for heavy rainfall. It’s supposed to rain in the province Lower Silesia, in the Karkonosze district and in Jelenia Góra. The forecast rainfall will be 30 to 40 liters per square meter. The warnings will be in force until 6 on Friday.

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What is the IMWM first degree meteorological warning?

The first level warning provides for conditions conducive to the occurrence of dangerous meteorological phenomena that may cause material losses and pose a threat to health and life. Conducting business in conditions of exposure to these factors is difficult and dangerous. Expect difficulties resulting from carrying out activities in the hazardous area, including delays caused by traffic disruptions, disruptions to outdoor events or the possibility of their cancellation. Caution is recommended, the need to follow messages and developments in the weather situation.

Wind speed and force – how we define themAdam Ziemienowicz, Maciej Zieliński/PAP

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