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Current wind hazards

Updated on: 14.12.2017, 23:39

Current wind hazards in Switzerland

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  • Wind: Moderate danger, level 2

    Validity: 14.12.2017, 20:00 - 15.12.2017, 06:00
    Wind gusts in the plaines of 70-90 km/h, above 1000 m 90-110 km/h, above 1500 m 110-130 km/h, above 2000 m 130-150 km/h
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    Aarau-Lenzburg, Adelboden-Kandersteg, Aigle - Leysin, Ajoie, Aletschgebiet, Amriswil, Appenzell, Arolla, Basel, Basse-Gruyère, Bern-Mühleberg, Bex - Villars, Bienne - Neuchâtel, Binntal, Brienz-Interlaken, Brig - nördliches Simplongebiet, Broye, Burgdorf-Limpachtal, Conthey - Fully, Delémont - Bellelay, Effretikon, Einsiedeln-Wägital, Emmen-Hochdorf, Entlebuch, Erstfeld-Engelberg, Estavayer - Cudrefin, Flüelen-Unterschächen, Franches-Montagnes, Fribourg, Frick-Leibstadt, Frutigen-Kiental, Fürstenland, Genève, Gersau-Engelbergertal, Glarus Nord-Mitte, Glâne, Goldau-Ägeri, Grindelwald, Gros-de-Vaud, Haut val de Bagnes, Hulftegg-Untertoggenburg, Huttwil-Willisau, Innertkirchen-Guttannen, Jogne - Haute-Gruyere, La Chaux-de-Fonds - Le Locle, Langenthal, Langnau-Eggiwil, Laufental, Lausanne - Lavaux, Lauterbrunnen-Wilderswil, Limmattal, Linthebene-Gaster, Luzern-Alpnach, Lyss-Grenchen, Lötschental - Naters, Marthalen-Stammheim, Martigny - Verbier, Meiringen-Gadmertal, Monthey - Val d'Illiez, Morges - Cossonay, Moutier - Tavannes, Muotathal, Murten - Kerzers, Nidau - Ins, Niedersimmental, Nyon - Terre Sainte, Oberes Baselbiet, Oberes Mattertal, Oberes Saastal, Obergoms, Obersimmental, Obertoggenburg, Olten-Gösgen, Oron – Haute-Broye, Pays-d'Enhaut, Pfungen-Hettlingen, Plaine de l'Orbe, Préalpes vaudoises, Rheinfelden, Saanen-Gsteig, Saint-Cergue, Sarnen-Lungern, Schaffhausen, Schangnau-Sigriswil, Sion - Crans-Montana, Solothurn-Rothrist, St. Stephan-Lenk, St.Gallen-Rorschach, Steckborn-Müllheim, Sumiswald-Worb, südliches Simplongebiet, Thal, Thalwil-Wetzikon, Thun-Belp, Turbenthal-Sirnach, Turtmanntal, Val d'Anniviers, Val d'Entremont - Val Ferret, Val d'Hérens, Val de Ruz - Colombier, Val de Travers, Vallon de Saint-Imier, Vallée de Joux, Vallée du Trient, Vispertal - Nanztal, Vouvry, Wahlern-Plaffeien, Wohlen-Albis, Wädenswil-Rüti, Yverdon - Bevaix, Zofingen-Triengen, Zug-Knonau, Zurzach-Bülach

Kontextspalte

Danger level 1 (No or minor danger)
Danger level 2 (Moderate danger)
Danger level 3 (Considerable danger)
Danger level 4 (High danger)
Danger level 5 (Very high danger)
No danger level
Danger level 1 (No or minor danger)

No evaluation   

Danger level 2 (Moderate danger)
  • Effects:
    • Surface turbulence hinders light aircraft from flying;
    • Waves higher than usual on lakes;
    • Toppling of objects inadequately secured or free-standing objects;
    • Breaking of smaller branches
  • Behaviour:
    • Keep an eye on local weather developments
    • Stay away from forests
    • Secure any free-standing objects
    • Always follow the official advice
  • Description of measurement and prognostic values:Stormy winds in low and medium-altitude areas (incl. Foehn winds): 70-90 km/h
Danger level 3 (Considerable danger)
  • Effects:
    • Falling branches and individual trees;
    • Damage to individual roofs;
    • Lightly anchored objects with larger surface areas, such as tents and scaffolding, can be blown over;
    • Some disruption to road, rail, water and air traffic;
    • Possible shutdown of ski lifts and cable cars.
  • Behaviour:
    • Keep an eye on local weather developments
    • Stay away from forests
    • Secure any free-standing objects
    • Always follow the official advice
  • Description of measurement and prognostic values:
    • Top wind speeds in low to medium-altitude areas (incl. Foehn winds): 90-110 km/h
    • Top wind speeds in higher-altitude areas (>1800 m above sea level): 130-160 km/h
Danger level 4 (High danger)
  • Effects:
    • Falling trees;
    • Damage to individual buildings and roofs;
    • Disruption or restriction of road, rail, water and air traffic;
    • Movement of securely anchored objects with a larger surface area, such as tents and scaffolding, as well as moveable objects such as garden furniture;
    • Electricity grid outages and/or failure of telephone networks
  • Behaviour:
    • Keep an eye on local weather developments
    • Stay away from forests
    • Secure any free-standing objects
    • Always follow the official advice
  • Description of measurement and prognostic values:
    • Top wind speeds in low to medium-altitude areas (incl. Foehn winds): 110-140 km/h
    • Top wind speeds in higher-altitude areas (>1800 m above sea level): 160-200 km/h
Danger level 5 (Very high danger)
  • Effects:
    • Falling trees or entire groups of trees or sections of forest as well as electricity pylons and poles;
    • Severe damage to buildings;
    • Road, rail, water and air traffic disrupted or at a standstill;
    • Toppling of larger (empty) vehicles;
    • Securely anchored objects with a larger surface area, such as tents and scaffolding, as well as moveable objects such as garden furniture etc. can be blown over;
    • High waves on lakes, which wash over the banks or shores
    • Electricity grid outages and/or failure of telephone networks for long periods of time and over widespread areas
  • Behaviour:
    • Keep an eye on local weather developments
    • Stay away from forests
    • Secure any free-standing objects
    • Always follow the official advice
  • Description of measurement and prognostic values:
    • Top wind speeds in low to medium-altitude areas: > 140 km/h
    • Top wind speeds in higher-altitude areas (>1800 m above sea level): > 200 km/h
No danger level

No evaluation