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Weather forecast forTorkelsplassen, Hol (Buskerud)

Updated at 15:32. Next update around 17:00.

  1. Warning sign

    Ongoing: Strong winds (Oestafjells)

    Strong gusts, 20-25 m/s.

    Tidslinje

    1. Tuesday November 21, 2017 11:00
      Wind increases
    2. Thursday November 23, 2017 11:00
      Wind wanes

    It may be dangerous to travel in the mountains. Strong wind gusts and falling trees may cause local power outages and closed roads. Expect minor delays. Loose items may be taken by the wind. Secure loose items. Be careful when traveling outdoors. Consider the need for preventive measures. Emergency Operators should consider ongoing need for preparedness.

  2. Warning sign

    Ongoing: Difficult driving conditions (Fjellet i Soer-Norge)

    Locally difficult driving conditions on mountainroads in Southern Norway due to strong wind and gusty conditions in combination with precipitation as snow. Risk of blowing snow and at times poor.

    Tidslinje

    1. Thursday November 23, 2017 12:00
      Increasing danger
    2. Saturday November 25, 2017 12:00
      Danger is over

    Expect difficult driving conditions and local delays. Be shod according to the conditions. Consider the need for preventive measures. Emergency Operators should consider ongoing need for preparedness.

Today, Thursday 23/11/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
17:00–18:00
Fair.
0 – 0.1 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from south-southwestStrong breeze, 13 m/s from south-southwest
18:00–00:00
Light snow showers.
-2° 0.2 – 0.9 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southwest
Tomorrow, Friday 24/11/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Snow showers.
-5° 0.4 – 1.7 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from west-southwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from west-southwest
06:00–12:00
Light snow showers.
-7° 0.2 – 0.9 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from west-southwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from west-southwest
12:00–18:00
Partly cloudy.
-6° 0 – 0.6 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from west-southwestFresh breeze, 10 m/s from west-southwest
18:00–00:00
Light snow showers.
-6° 0.4 – 1.1 mm Near gale, 14 m/s from west-southwestNear gale, 14 m/s from west-southwest
Saturday, 25/11/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Partly cloudy.
-6° 0 – 0.1 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from southwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from southwest
06:00–12:00
Partly cloudy.
-8° 0 – 0.4 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from southwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from southwest
12:00–18:00
Cloudy.
-6° 0 – 0.4 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from southwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from southwest
18:00–00:00
Light snow.
-5° 0.3 – 0.8 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from south-southwestFresh breeze, 9 m/s from south-southwest
Observations from the closest weather stations
Geilo observation site, 772 m. 0.3 km from Torkelsplassen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
5.2° VindpilGentle breeze, 3.5 m/s from south Geilo: Temperature last 30 days
kl 15 kl 15
More statistics for Geilo observation site
Dagali Airfield observation site, 798 m. 22.1 km from Torkelsplassen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
5.4° VindpilLight breeze, 3.3 m/s from southeast Dagali Airfield: Temperature last 30 days
kl 15 kl 15
More statistics for Dagali Airfield observation site
Finse observation site, 1210 m. 37.0 km from Torkelsplassen
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
1.8° VindpilStrong breeze, 10.5 m/s from south-southeast Finse: Temperature last 30 days
kl 15 kl 15
More statistics for Finse observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Thu
23.11
Wed
22.11
Tue
21.11
Mon
20.11
Sun
19.11
Sat
18.11
Fri
17.11
Thu
16.11
Geilo 10.9 5.9 0.0 0.1 2.5 11.3 1.7 0.5
Geilo 20.2 4.2 0.0 0.0 2.0 17.6 4.4 0.7
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 7 am on indicated day.

Avalanche forecast

Avalanche forecast for Hallingdal area

Next update: ca 22.11. 17:00

Today, 23.11.

Avalanche danger level Not evaluated

Tomorrow, 24.11.

Avalanche danger level Not evaluated

Detailed avalanche forecast

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Sun and moon, 23/11/2017
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 08:48 ; Moonrise 12:38
Sunset 15:37 Moonset 19:51

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

64 percent of the temperature forecasts have been very good or good the last three days.

During the last three days have:

  • 51 percent of the temperature forecasts been very good (less than 2 degrees off)
  • 13 percent of the temperature forecasts been good (2–3 degrees off)
  • 36 percent of the temperature forecasts been mediocre (more than 3 degrees off)
  • the forecasts on average been 3 degrees wrong

The temperature forecasts have been compared with observations from Geilo observation site.

51%
13%
36%

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Latitude/longitude: 60°31′43″N 08°11′25″E
Decimal coordinates: 60.5287 8.1903

Altitude: ca. 768 m.a.s.l. (approximate)

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Norwegian Mapping and Cadastre Authority

Norwegian place names are regulated by the Norwegian Mapping and Cadastre Authority. Last updated in February 2015.

Approved names: Torkelsplassen (accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1979).

Category: Rural building for farming; fishing and hunting
Municipality: Hol, Buskerud.
SSR-ID: 1270937 (2817186)