IMWM alerts. Strong wind, black ice, snowmelt. Warnings for 11 voivodeships


IMWM issued alerts. In some parts of Poland, strong winds will begin on the night from Sunday to Monday and freezing rain will occur, which may cause black ice. Forecasters also warn against thaws.

Forecasters from the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management (IMWM) issued warnings and forecasts of meteorological threats for the following days.

IMWM alerts – strong wind

First degree warnings against strong winds have been issued for the following voivodeships:

  • West Pomeranian Voivodeship and Pomeranian;
  • Warmian-Masurian Voivodeshipfor poviats: Elbląg, ElblągBraniewskiego;
  • Lower Silesia, Opole Province, Silesian, Lesser Poland and Podkarpackie (for southern counties).

Winds with an average speed of 25-30 to 35-45 kilometers per hour are forecast, with gusts reaching up to 75-80 km/h, blowing from the southwest.

Warnings in the province West Pomeranian Voivodeship will be valid from 5 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, in the province Pomeranian and Warmian-Masurian Voivodeships will enter into force at 10 on Monday and will expire at 3 p.m. on the same day, while in the south of the country, depending on the region, they will be valid from 2 on Monday to 6 on Tuesday.

IMWM alerts – freezing precipitation

The roads in northern Poland will be slippery. The lowest level warnings related to freezing precipitation were issued for the following voivodeships:

  • Pomeranianexcept for northern counties;
  • Warmian-Masurian Voivodeshipfor the western half of the voivodeship;
  • Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeshipfor northern counties;
  • Greater Polandfor the following counties: Złotów, Piła, Chodzież.

Light freezing rain or drizzle causing black ice is forecast. The warnings will be in force from 10 p.m. on Sunday until 6 on Monday.

IMWM alerts – snowmelt

As a result of the increase in temperature and rainfall, the snow cover in the country will melt. First degree warnings related to snowmelt apply to the following voivodeships:

  • Pomeranianoutside the following poviats: Słupsk, SłupskPuck, Gdynia.
  • Warmian-Masurian Voivodeshipexcept for the eastern part of the voivodeship;
  • Masovian Voivodeshipexcept eastern and southern counties;
  • Lower Silesia and Opole Provincesouthern counties.

In Pomerania, the alerts will come into force at 9 on Monday and will expire at 9 the next day, and in other regions they will come into force at 13 on Monday and will expire at 18 on Tuesday.

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IMWM threat forecast for Monday

On the first day of the week, IMWM plans to issue first-degree warnings against freezing precipitation for the following voivodeships: Opole Province, Silesian, Lesser Poland, Świętokrzyskie, Podkarpackie, Lublin Provinceas well as for the southern counties of the province. Lower Silesiaeastern counties of the province Masovian Voivodeship and for the province Podlasieexcept its western areas.

Yellow alerts related to strong wind and snowmelt are to apply in the same places as on Sunday.

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IMWM threat forecast for Tuesday

The next day, first-degree warnings of strong wind will probably apply to the northern counties of the province. West Pomeranian Voivodeship and Pomeranian.

In the voivodeships: Silesian, Lesser Poland, Świętokrzyskie, Podkarpackie and in the eastern half of the province. Lublin Province Icing may occur.

However, snowmelt is possible in the western half of the province. Warmian-Masurian Voivodeshipin the northern, western and central parts of the province. Masovian Voivodeshipas well as in the southern counties of the province. Lower Silesia and Opole Province.

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IMWM threat forecast for Wednesday

Dangerously strong winds are expected on Wednesday all over the country. For the northern counties of the province. In the West Pomeranian and Pomeranian Voivodeships, forecasters plan to issue second-level alerts, while lower-level warnings will probably apply in other places.

Yellow alerts before snowmelt may apply to the province. Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Podlasie, Masovian Voivodeship, Lublin Province and southern counties of the province. Lower Silesia.

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IMWM threat forecast for Thursday

The next day, yellow alerts for strong winds will probably apply in the following voivodeships: Lubuskie, Greater Poland, Lower Silesia, Opole province, Silesian, Lesser Poland, Podkarpackie, Świętokrzyskie, Łódź, Lublin Province and Masovian Voivodeship.

Heavy snowfall may occur in the southern counties of the province. Silesianwhile the wind may cause snowstorms and snowstorms there, as well as in the province. Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship.

The roads will probably be dangerously slippery in the province. Podkarpackiewhere forecasters plan to issue level one warnings against icing.

Meltdowns will occur in the following voivodeships: Podlasie, Masovian Voivodeship and Lublin Province.

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What is the second degree IMWM meteorological warning?

The second level warning predicts the occurrence of dangerous meteorological phenomena causing significant material losses and a threat to health and life. Dangerous phenomena or the effects of their occurrence significantly limit business activity. Expect disruptions to your daily functioning. Great caution is recommended, it is necessary to monitor the weather forecasts and developments. Follow all recommendations issued by emergency services in the event of an emergency. Adjust your plans to weather conditions.

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.

What is the IMWM threat forecast?

The threat forecast is indicative weather forecastused to provide early information to the public about the possibility of a dangerous meteorological phenomenon.

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