Snow, strong wind and sleet expected tomorrow

23. febrúar 2017 12:26

From the Met Office: The Icelandic Meteorological Office wants to emphasize the extremely bad weather that is expected tomorrow, Friday 24th of February. Wind speed is expected to be 20 – 28 m/s (45 – 62 miles/hour) in the south and west part of the country around noon tomorrow with strong gusts up to 40 m/s (90 miles/hour). Moderate to heavy precipitation is expected, first snow and later sleet or rain. Poor visibility and very poor driving conditions in many parts.
On the road across Hellisheidi in the south snow is expected early in the morning and poor visibility may also be expected, also there will be severe conditions on the road between Reykjavik and Keflavik especially between 14:00 and 17:00 in the afternoon. Becoming moderate southwesterly winds tomorrow evening, with showers of rain or sleet.
The weather moves to the northwest over the country and becoming strong winds also in the north and east part in the afternoon. The most severe conditions there will be there in the evening, southeasterly 20-28 m/s and gusts up to 40 m/s in the mountains. Winds will calm down after midnight.
Heavy rain is expected in the southeast late tomorrow.

Síðast uppfært: 23. febrúar 2017 klukkan 16:00