Weather forecast forFørraranten, Saltdal (Nordland)

  1. Applies to deler av Nordland

    Heavy rain is expected. Groundwater and soil moisture are high. It is forecast rain that will increase the danger for landslides. The soil is water-saturated. Steep slopes, as well as streams and river with high discharge, are particularly exposed. Debris flows may reach the valley bottom even if they are triggered high in the terrain. The issued warning is in the upper part of the warning level.
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    Severity
    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (hjelp.yr.no)

    InstructionsKeep yourself updated about the development of the weather, the landslide and flood situation, and follow the weather radar. Keep away from steep slopes, as well as streams and rivers with high discharge. Keep water paths and culverts free of snow, ice, gravel, waste, twigs and leaves. Clogged waterways with dammed water may cause landslides.

    ConsequencesSituation that requires vigilance and may cause local damages

  2. Applies to Nordland

    Large amounts of rain are expected in the warning area. The precipitation is expected as rain in low lying areas. The amount of precipitation is somewhat uncertain. Follow the weather radar. Heavy rain will increase water discharge in rivers. The warning level is increased/decreased.
    Read more at NVE

    Severity
    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (hjelp.yr.no)

    InstructionsEmergency authorities must be prepared for the fact that building and infrastructure in general may be subject to serious incidents. Stay informed on the situation. Secure and/or move assets away from vulnerable areas (car, caravan along rivers/streams, basements). Keep away from rivers and streams with high flow.

    ConsequencesSevere situation that occurs rarely, requires contingency preparedness and may cause severe damages

  3. Applies to Nordland

    Large amounts of rain are expected in the warning area. The precipitation is expected as rain in low lying areas. The amount of precipitation is somewhat uncertain. Follow the weather radar. Heavy rain will increase water discharge in rivers. The warning level is increased/decreased.
    Read more at NVE

    Severity
    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (hjelp.yr.no)

    InstructionsKeep away from rivers and streams with high flow.

    ConsequencesSituation that requires vigilance and may cause local damages

  4. Applies to Nordland

    Monday and first part of Tuesday heavy precipitation are expected , locally 70-100 mm.

    Severity
    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (hjelp.yr.no)

    InstructionsConsider the need for preventive measures. Check road reports (175.no). Adjust the speed and use caution while driving.

    ConsequencesRisk of flooding of low-lying areas in densely populated areas. Locally difficult driving conditions, especially at waterways. Roads may be closed. Road conditions affected with road spray and hydroplaning in some places.

    Tidslinje

    1. Monday September 21, 2020 00:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Tuesday September 22, 2020 12:00 - Danger is over
    Map of heavy rain, yellow level, Nordland, 20 September 22:00 UTC to 22 September 10:00 UTC.
  5. Applies to Salten, Ofoten, Lofoten, Vesteraalen and Soer-Troms

    Very strong wind from southwest are expected, on the coast storm force 10, with wind gusts 30-35 m/s over land.

    Severity
    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (hjelp.yr.no)

    InstructionsSecure all loose objects. Avoid exposed places. Allow a lot of extra time for transportation and driving. Consider whether the journey is necessary. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no). The need for emergency preparedness shall be assessed continuously by emergency response actors.

    ConsequencesLarger loose items may be taken by the wind. Risk of damage to buildings and infrastructure. Cancelled departures for ferry, plane, or other transport expected. Bridges may be closed. Many journeys may have longer travel times. The power supply will be impacted, due to tree(s) falling over. Roads may be closed due to trees or other objects in the road.

    Tidslinje

    1. Monday September 21, 2020 13:00 - Wind increases
    2. Tuesday September 22, 2020 05:00 - Wind wanes
    Map of very strong wind gusts, orange level, Salten, Ofoten, Lofoten, Vesteraalen and Soer-Troms, 21 September 11:00 UTC to 22 September 03:00 UTC.
  6. Applies to Saltfjellet, Salten

    From early Tuesday morning to late Tuesday morning expected snow above 600-800 meter, locally can the come >5 cm/24 hours.

    Severity
    Yellow severity - moderate danger
    Orange severity - considerable danger
    Red severity - extreme danger
    The colour tells you how severe the situation can become (hjelp.yr.no)

    InstructionsAllow 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.

    ConsequencesTravel 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. Blowing snow causes reduced visibility and possibly convoys and/or closed roads.

    Tidslinje

    1. Tuesday September 22, 2020 00:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Tuesday September 22, 2020 11:00 - Danger is over
    Map of heavy snow, yellow level, Saltfjellet, Salten, 21 September 22:00 UTC to 22 September 09:00 UTC.
Today, Monday 21/09/2020
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
16:00–18:00
Rain.
0 – 1.0 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from west-southwestStrong breeze, 12 m/s from west-southwest
18:00–00:00
Rain showers.
0.9 – 4.7 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from westStrong breeze, 13 m/s from west
Tomorrow, Tuesday 22/09/2020
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Rain showers.
0.6 – 4.3 mm Gentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-northwestGentle breeze, 5 m/s from west-northwest
06:00–12:00
Rain showers.
0.7 – 7.5 mm Moderate breeze, 7 m/s from west-northwestModerate breeze, 7 m/s from west-northwest
12:00–18:00
Rain showers.
0 – 3.8 mm Moderate breeze, 6 m/s from west-northwestModerate breeze, 6 m/s from west-northwest
18:00–00:00
Cloudy.
0 – 1.3 mm Light breeze, 3 m/s from west-northwestLight breeze, 3 m/s from west-northwest
Wednesday, 23/09/2020
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Rain.
1.5 – 5.6 mm Gentle breeze, 4 m/s from southeastGentle breeze, 4 m/s from southeast
06:00–12:00
Partly cloudy.
0 – 2.4 mm Fresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-southeastFresh breeze, 9 m/s from east-southeast
12:00–18:00
Rain showers.
0 – 5.5 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from east-southeastFresh breeze, 8 m/s from east-southeast
20:00–02:00
Cloudy.
0 – 0.8 mm Fresh breeze, 8 m/s from westFresh breeze, 8 m/s from west

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Latitude/longitude: 66°46′18″N 15°40′20″E
Decimal coordinates: 66.7719 15.6724

Altitude: 447 m.

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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: Førraranten (accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1990).

Category: Ridge
Municipality: Saltdal, Nordland.
SSR-ID: 713536 (2275994)