Weather forecast forPrestesteinsvatnet, Luster (Sogn og Fjordane)

Updated at 3:34. Next update around 5:00.

  1. Warning sign

    Ongoing: Strong winds (Sogn and Fjordane and Moere and Romsdal)

    From Wednesday morning to late Wednesday evening strong wind gusts between 25-30 m/s from southeast are expected in exposed areas. Wednesday evening veering southerly.

    Tidslinje

    1. Tuesday November 21, 2017 07:00
      Wind increases
    2. Thursday November 23, 2017 12:00
      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 (Vestlandet soer for Stad)

    From Tuesday evening to Wednesday evening locally difficult driving conditions are expected in both mountain areas and in the lowland due to snow and later rain, in addition to strong winds.

    Tidslinje

    1. Tuesday November 21, 2017 07:00
      Increasing danger
    2. Thursday November 23, 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.

  3. Warning sign

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

    Difficult driving conditions in mountain regions due to strong wind and strong gusts in combination with precipitation as snow and sleet. Expect blowing snow and poor visibility.

    Tidslinje

    1. Thursday November 23, 2017 12:00
      Increasing danger
    2. Friday November 24, 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, Wednesday 22/11/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
05:00–06:00
Snow.
-12° 0.3 – 0.7 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from southeastStrong breeze, 11 m/s from southeast
06:00–12:00
Snow.
-11° 3.1 – 5.1 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from southeastStrong breeze, 13 m/s from southeast
12:00–18:00
Snow.
-11° 1.6 – 3.3 mm Near gale, 16 m/s from southeastNear gale, 16 m/s from southeast
18:00–00:00
Heavy snow.
-9° 4.4 – 8.1 mm Near gale, 14 m/s from southeastNear gale, 14 m/s from southeast
Tomorrow, Thursday 23/11/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Heavy snow.
-5° 6.6 – 10.9 mm Strong breeze, 13 m/s from southeastStrong breeze, 13 m/s from southeast
06:00–12:00
Heavy sleet.
-1° 4.2 – 10.4 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from south-southeastStrong breeze, 12 m/s from south-southeast
12:00–18:00
Heavy sleet.
3.6 – 9.9 mm Fresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southeastFresh breeze, 10 m/s from south-southeast
18:00–00:00
Snow showers.
1.3 – 3.8 mm Near gale, 14 m/s from southNear gale, 14 m/s from south
Friday, 24/11/2017
Time Forecast Temp. Precipitation Wind
00:00–06:00
Snow.
-5° 1.5 – 3.1 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from southwestStrong breeze, 11 m/s from southwest
06:00–12:00
Snow.
-6° 2.6 – 4.5 mm Strong breeze, 11 m/s from southwestStrong breeze, 11 m/s from southwest
12:00–18:00
Heavy snow.
-6° 5.6 – 10.9 mm Strong breeze, 12 m/s from southStrong breeze, 12 m/s from south
19:00–01:00
Snow.
-4° 2.0 mm Near gale, 17 m/s from west-southwestNear gale, 17 m/s from west-southwest
Observations from the closest weather stations
Sognefjellhytta observation site, 1413 m. 3.9 km from Prestesteinsvatnet
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-12.2° VindpilModerate breeze, 7.1 m/s from southeast Sognefjellhytta: Temperature last 30 days
kl 4 kl 4
More statistics for Sognefjellhytta observation site
Juvflye observation site, 1844 m. 27.1 km from Prestesteinsvatnet
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-13.5° VindpilModerate breeze, 7.2 m/s from south Juvflye: Temperature last 30 days
kl 4 kl 4
More statistics for Juvflye observation site
Juvvasshøe observation site, 1894 m. 27.3 km from Prestesteinsvatnet
Weather Temp. Wind Temperature last 30 days
-14.3° VindpilStrong breeze, 11.2 m/s from south-southeast Juvvasshøe: Temperature last 30 days
kl 4 kl 4
More statistics for Juvvasshøe observation site
Precipitation last week Daily precipitation in millimeters
Wed
22.11
Tue
21.11
Mon
20.11
Sun
19.11
Sat
18.11
Fri
17.11
Thu
16.11
Wed
15.11
Sognefjellhytta 0.2 0.2 13.9 5.0 10.8 1.7 2.9
Skjolden 0.0 0.0 17.5 14.0 19.9 3.5 7.4
Observed precipitation last 24 hours at 7 am on indicated day.

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Sun and moon, 22/11/2017
Sun Moon
; Sunrise 08:55 ; Moonrise 12:08
Sunset 15:32 Moonset 18:45

Have the forecasts been accurate the last few days?

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

During the last three days have:

  • 75 percent of the temperature forecasts been very good (less than 2 degrees off)
  • 11 percent of the temperature forecasts been good (2–3 degrees off)
  • 15 percent of the temperature forecasts been mediocre (more than 3 degrees off)
  • the forecasts on average been 1 degrees wrong

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

75%
11%
15%

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Latitude/longitude: 61°32′44″N 07°56′02″E
Decimal coordinates: 61.5457 7.9339

Altitude: ca. 1356 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: Prestesteinsvatnet (accepted by the Mapping Authority in 1984).
Not approved: Presteinvatnet (rejected in 1995).

Category: Lake
Municipality: Luster, Sogn og Fjordane.
SSR-ID: 161729 (162189)