IMWM issued meteorological alerts and threat forecasts. In northern Poland, the weekend will bring strong gusts of wind with speeds of up to 85 kilometers per hour. Even level 2 warnings may be announced in the following days.
Forecasters from the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management issued first-degree warnings and a forecast of meteorological threats.
IMWM alerts of the first degree – strong wind
The lowest, first degree alerts for strong winds apply in the voivodeship West Pomeranian Voivodeshipin the following poviats: Koszalin, KoszalinSławieński, and Pomeranianin the following counties: Słupsk, SłupskLębork, Wejherowo, Puck.
Strong westerly winds with an average speed of up to 60 kilometers per hour and gusts of up to 85 km/h are forecast. The alerts will come into effect on Saturday at 6 p.m. and expire on Monday at 6 p.m. 6.
IMWM threat forecast for Saturday
IMWM plans to issue further yellow meteorological warnings for strong winds on Saturday. They may cover a voivodeship West Pomeranian (poviats covered by the first level alert and poviats: ŚwinoujścieKamieński, Gryfice, Kołobrzeg), Pomeranian (poviats covered by the first level alert and poviats: GdyniaSopot, Gdańsk, Nowy Dwórski) and Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship (counties: Elbląg, Elbląg and Braniewo).
IMWM threat forecast for Sunday
On Sunday, the storm warning level may be raised to orange in the province West Pomeranian Voivodeship (counties: Świnoujście, Kamieński, Gryfice, Kołobrzeg, Koszalin, Koszalin, Sławno) and Pomeranian (counties: Słupsk, Słupsk, Lębork, Wejherowo, Puck, Gdynia, Sopot, Gdańsk, Nowy Dwór). In the voivodeship Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship first level alerts may be maintained.
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 threat forecast
According to the IMWM definition, 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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