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Weather statistics for Prestbø, Fitjar (Vestland)

  1. Applies to Rogaland and Hordaland

    From Thursday morning to Thursday afternoon is the expected west and later northwest gale force 8 to severe gale force 9, possibly storm force 10 in Rogaland. It is expected locally windgust 27-32 m/s. The strongest windgusts are expected in exposed places in outer areas.

    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 loose objects. Avoid unnecessary journeys to exposed places. Follow advice and check status from transport operators. Check road reports (175.no). Be careful in coastal areas. In advance consider measures to limit damage.

    ConsequencesLoose items may be taken by the wind. Possibly cancelled departures for ferry, plane, or other transport. Bridges may be closed. The power supply may be impacted, due to tree(s) falling over. High waves may cause damage to infrastructure and buildings in the coastal zone. The strong wind may cause locally high waves in fjords and lakes.

    Tidslinje

    1. Thursday September 23, 2021 09:00 - Wind increases
    2. Thursday September 23, 2021 16:00 - Wind wanes
    Map of strong wind gusts, yellow level, Rogaland and Hordaland, 23 September 07:00 UTC to 23 September 14:00 UTC.
  2. Applies to Vestlandet south of Stad

    From late Thursday morning to Thursday afternoon expected kraftige rain showers in your area. There will be large local variations in intensity and duration, and weather can changes rapidly.

    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 informed of the latest weather developments and forecasts. Follow the weather situation on the rain radar. Stay away from steep slopes as well as fast flowing streams. The need for emergency preparedness shall be assessed continuously by emergency response actors. Cleaning of drainage systems and culverts is recommended so that the water can drain away. Check road reports (175.no). Adjust the speed and use caution while driving. Stay away from exposed places if possible.

    ConsequencesRisk of storm water in urban areas, local flooding, stream bank erosion, changing waterways, shallow landslides at locations impacted by showers. Locally difficult driving conditions, especially at waterways. Roads may be closed. Road conditions affected with road spray and hydroplaning in some places.

    Tidslinje

    1. Thursday September 23, 2021 10:00 - Increasing danger
    2. Thursday September 23, 2021 18:00 - Danger is over
    Map of heavy rainshowers, yellow level, Vestlandet south of Stad, 23 September 08:00 UTC to 23 September 16:00 UTC.