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Weather warnings: Norway

Awareness Reports - You can find detailed information about the warnings in the awareness reports issued for each area. Select the relevant area.

Aust-Agder
Until 25.01.2020 00:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Yellow)
Fjellet i Soer-Norge: Thursday and Friday blowing snow due to strong winds and snow.





Reduced visibility. Local driving conditions may become difficult due to snow accumulating on the road. Expect convoys and/or closed roads on short notice.

Allow extra time for transportation and driving. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no). Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving. Avoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places. 
Buskerud
Until 25.01.2020 00:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Yellow)
Fjellet i Soer-Norge: Thursday and Friday blowing snow due to strong winds and snow.



Reduced visibility. Local driving conditions may become difficult due to snow accumulating on the road. Expect convoys and/or closed roads on short notice.

Allow extra time for transportation and driving. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no). Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving. Avoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places. 
Finnmark
Until 26.01.2020 13:00 CET
Coastal Event (Yellow)
Nord-Troms and Kyst- and fjordstroekene i Finnmark: Locally moderate icing on vessels in exposed coast and fjord areas.
Rapid ice accumulation on a small boat may cause it to lose its stability, tip over and sink. For ships the issue is more directed towards slippery decks, handrailing, ladders, iced down safety boats and safety equipment. Ice accumulation may also damage radio communication if the antennas are freezing. Moderate ice accumulation on the bow/bridge of the ship.

Remove ice from the boat. 
Hedmark
Until 25.01.2020 00:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Yellow)
Fjellet i Soer-Norge: Thursday and Friday blowing snow due to strong winds and snow.


Reduced visibility. Local driving conditions may become difficult due to snow accumulating on the road. Expect convoys and/or closed roads on short notice.

Allow extra time for transportation and driving. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no). Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving. Avoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places. 
Hordaland
Until 25.01.2020 00:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Yellow)
Fjellet i Soer-Norge: Thursday and Friday blowing snow due to strong winds and snow.








Reduced visibility. Local driving conditions may become difficult due to snow accumulating on the road. Expect convoys and/or closed roads on short notice.

Allow extra time for transportation and driving. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no). Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving. Avoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places. 
Møre og Romsdal
Until 25.01.2020 00:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Yellow)
Fjellet i Soer-Norge: Thursday and Friday blowing snow due to strong winds and snow.










Reduced visibility. Local driving conditions may become difficult due to snow accumulating on the road. Expect convoys and/or closed roads on short notice.

Allow extra time for transportation and driving. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no). Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving. Avoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places. 
Nord-Trøndelag
Until 26.01.2020 13:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Yellow)
Snåsa, Lierne, Røyrvik, Namsskogan, Grong, Høylandet and Overhalla: From Saturday afternoon until Sunday afternoon snow accumulations of 10-20 cm in lowland inner areas is expected. Locally in the mountains higher snow accumulations is possible. Late Saturday evening and early Sunday morning the precipitation expected to temporary become rain or sleet in lower areas.
Vulnerable infrastructure can be affected due to accumulation of snow. Travel time may increase on some journeys. Local driving conditions may become difficult.

Vulnerable installations and objects should be protected. Allow some extra time for transportation and driving. Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving. The need for emergency preparedness shall be assessed continuously by emergency response actors. 
Nordland
Until 25.01.2020 13:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Yellow)
Helgeland, Saltfjellet and Salten: Friday and Saturday it is expected around 20-40 cm snow/24hours above 300 mean sea level.
Vulnerable infrastructure can be affected due to accumulation of snow. Travel time may increase on some journeys. Local driving conditions may become difficult. Blowing snow at higher altitudes causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads.

Vulnerable installations and objects should be protected. Allow some extra time for transportation and driving. Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving. 
Oppland
Until 25.01.2020 00:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Yellow)
Fjellet i Soer-Norge: Thursday and Friday blowing snow due to strong winds and snow.

Reduced visibility. Local driving conditions may become difficult due to snow accumulating on the road. Expect convoys and/or closed roads on short notice.

Allow extra time for transportation and driving. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no). Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving. Avoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places. 
Rogaland
Until 25.01.2020 00:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Yellow)
Fjellet i Soer-Norge: Thursday and Friday blowing snow due to strong winds and snow.







Reduced visibility. Local driving conditions may become difficult due to snow accumulating on the road. Expect convoys and/or closed roads on short notice.

Allow extra time for transportation and driving. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no). Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving. Avoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places. 
Sogn og Fjordane
Until 25.01.2020 00:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Yellow)
Fjellet i Soer-Norge: Thursday and Friday blowing snow due to strong winds and snow.









Reduced visibility. Local driving conditions may become difficult due to snow accumulating on the road. Expect convoys and/or closed roads on short notice.

Allow extra time for transportation and driving. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no). Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving. Avoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places. 
Sør-Trøndelag
Until 25.01.2020 00:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Yellow)
Fjellet i Soer-Norge: Thursday and Friday blowing snow due to strong winds and snow.
Reduced visibility. Local driving conditions may become difficult due to snow accumulating on the road. Expect convoys and/or closed roads on short notice.

Allow extra time for transportation and driving. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no). Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving. Avoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places. 
Telemark
Until 25.01.2020 00:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Yellow)
Fjellet i Soer-Norge: Thursday and Friday blowing snow due to strong winds and snow.




Reduced visibility. Local driving conditions may become difficult due to snow accumulating on the road. Expect convoys and/or closed roads on short notice.

Allow extra time for transportation and driving. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no). Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving. Avoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places. 
Troms
Until 26.01.2020 13:00 CET
Coastal Event (Yellow)
Nord-Troms and Kyst- and fjordstroekene i Finnmark: Locally moderate icing on vessels in exposed coast and fjord areas.

Rapid ice accumulation on a small boat may cause it to lose its stability, tip over and sink. For ships the issue is more directed towards slippery decks, handrailing, ladders, iced down safety boats and safety equipment. Ice accumulation may also damage radio communication if the antennas are freezing. Moderate ice accumulation on the bow/bridge of the ship.

Remove ice from the boat. 
Vest-Agder
Until 25.01.2020 00:00 CET
Snow/Ice (Yellow)
Fjellet i Soer-Norge: Thursday and Friday blowing snow due to strong winds and snow.






Reduced visibility. Local driving conditions may become difficult due to snow accumulating on the road. Expect convoys and/or closed roads on short notice.

Allow extra time for transportation and driving. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no). Use tires fit for winter conditions and use caution while driving. Avoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places. 

Coasts:
Møre og Romsdal kyst
Until 25.01.2020 03:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
Svinoey - Froeya: Today, Friday, still west near gale force 7, at times gale force 8. Late this evening and early Saturday morning decreasing. Decrease first in south.
Moderately high waves with breaking crests forming spindrift. Considerable airborne spray.

Do not go out at sea in a small boat. 
Nord-Trøndelag kyst
Until 25.01.2020 07:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
Froeya - Roervik: Today, Friday, west gale force 8, late this evening near gale force 7. Saturday morning decreasing.
Large waves. High risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea.

Do not go out at sea in a small boat. 
Nordland kyst
Until 25.01.2020 04:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
Roervik - Stoett: Ongoing west occasionally near gale force 7, in south part gale force 8, decreasing early Saturday morning.


If the engine stops you can float towards land. Large waves. High risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea.

Do not go out at sea in a small boat. 
Sør-Trøndelag kyst
Until 25.01.2020 07:00 CET
Wind (Yellow)
Froeya - Roervik: Today, Friday, west gale force 8, late this evening near gale force 7. Saturday morning decreasing.

Large waves. High risk of dangerous situations when in a small boat at sea.

Do not go out at sea in a small boat. 
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