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IMWM alerts. Strong wind. Heavy snowfall. Icing. Glass on the road. Saturday 27/01. First level warnings

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IMWM warns against dangerous weather phenomena. Level 1 warnings have been issued for heavy snowfall and icing. Find out where to watch out.

Forecasters from the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management (IMWM) issued first degree meteorological warnings.

IMWM alerts – heavy snowfall

IMWM warns against heavy snowfall. Alarms were issued throughout the province Lesser Polandin the following counties: Tatra, Nowy Targ and Nowy Sącz and Silesianin the following counties: Żywiec, Bielsko, Bielsko-Biala and Cieszyn.

Snowfall is forecast, causing an increase in snow cover by 10-15 centimeters, locally up to 20 cm. The alarms will be valid until 1 on Sunday.

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IMWM alerts – icing

It will become slippery in the eastern part of the country. Ice warnings have been issued in the following voivodeships:

  • Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship (in eastern counties);
  • Podlasie;
  • Masovian Voivodeship(in the eastern and northern parts of the region);
  • Lublin Province;
  • Świętokrzyskie;
  • Łódź (excluding counties in the west of the region);
  • Podkarpackie;
  • Lesser Poland (in Dąbrowa County).

It is forecast that wet road surfaces and sidewalks will freeze after rain, sleet and wet snow, causing them to become icy. The minimum temperature will drop to approximately -1 degrees Celsius. Alarms valid until 9 on Sunday.

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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.

How snow is formed and how much it weighsPAP/Maria Samczuk

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