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IMWM alerts. Beware, dangerously strong winds. Forecasters are sounding the alarm

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IMWM forecasters warn against strong winds. Level 1 alerts are in effect in parts of the country. Check where the weather will pose a threat to health and life.

Forecasters from the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management (IMGW) issued first-degree alerts.

IMWM alerts of the first degree – strong wind

In parts of Poland, first degree meteorological warnings against strong winds are in force on Wednesday. Alerts were issued in the following voivodeships:

West Pomeranian Voivodeshipin the following counties: Kamienski, Gryfice, Kołobrzeg, Koszalin, Koszalin and Sławno;

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Pomeranianin the following counties: Słupsk, SłupskLębork, Wejherowo, Puck, GdyniaSopot, Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Nowy Dwór;

Warmian-Masurian Voivodeshipin the following counties: Elbląg, ElblągBraniewo, Lidzbark, Bartoszycki, Kętrzyn, Węgorzewo, Gołdap, Olecki;

Podlasiein the following counties: Suwałki, SuwałkiSejny.

In these regions, strong winds with an average speed of up to 35-40 kilometers per hour, gusting up to 75-80 km/h, from the west and southwest are forecast.

In Pomerania and Western Pomerania, alerts will be valid from 8 on Thursday, and in other regions – four hours later. They will expire at 22 on Thursday.


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 themPAP/Adam Ziemienowicz

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