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Current wind hazards

Updated on: 08.12.2019, 16:00

Current wind hazards in Switzerland

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  • Wind: Moderate danger, level 2

    Validity: 09.12.2019, 00:00 - 09.12.2019, 21:00
    - Highest wind gusts in exposed locations: in the plains 50 - 80 km/h, above 1000 m 70 - 100 km/h
    - Main wind direction southwest to west
    0:Wind:2:101,102,103,104,105,106,107,108,109,114,115,116,117,118,119,123,124,125,126,127,131,132,133,134,139,140,141,142,143,144,150,151,152,159,160,161,162,167:
    Aarau-Lenzburg, Amriswil, Basel, Bern-Mühleberg, Burgdorf-Limpachtal, Effretikon, Emmen-Hochdorf, Entlebuch, Frick-Leibstadt, Fürstenland, Hulftegg-Untertoggenburg, Huttwil-Willisau, Langenthal, Langnau-Eggiwil, Laufental, Limmattal, Linthebene-Gaster, Lyss-Grenchen, Marthalen-Stammheim, Oberes Baselbiet, Olten-Gösgen, Pfungen-Hettlingen, Rheinfelden, Schaffhausen, Solothurn-Rothrist, St.Gallen-Rorschach, Steckborn-Müllheim, Sumiswald-Worb, Thal, Thalwil-Wetzikon, Thun-Belp, Turbenthal-Sirnach, Wahlern-Plaffeien, Wohlen-Albis, Wädenswil-Rüti, Zofingen-Triengen, Zug-Knonau, Zurzach-Bülach
  • Wind: Moderate danger, level 2

    Validity: 09.12.2019, 00:00 - 10.12.2019, 06:00
    - Highest wind gusts in exposed locations: in the plains 70 - 100 km/h, above 2000 m 100 - 140 km/h
    - Main wind direction southwest to northwest
    1:Wind:2:110,120,128,135,136,137,145,146,147,153,154,155,163,164,170,171:
    Brienz-Interlaken, Einsiedeln-Wägital, Erstfeld-Engelberg, Flüelen-Unterschächen, Gersau-Engelbergertal, Glarus Nord-Mitte, Glarus Süd-Grosstal, Glarus Süd-Sernftal, Goldau-Ägeri, Kerenzerberg-Seeztal, Luzern-Alpnach, Meiringen-Gadmertal, Muotathal, Niedersimmental, Sarnen-Lungern, Schangnau-Sigriswil
  • Wind: Moderate danger, level 2

    Validity: 09.12.2019, 00:00 - 10.12.2019, 06:00
    - Highest wind gusts in exposed locations: above 2000 m 100 - 140 km/h
    - Main wind direction southwest to northwest
    2:Wind:2:111,112,113,121,122,129,130,138,148,149,156,157,158,165,168,169,172,176,177,178,179:
    Adelboden-Kandersteg, Appenzell, Brigels, Flims-Laax, Frutigen-Kiental, Grindelwald, Innertkirchen-Guttannen, Landquart-Chur, Lauterbrunnen-Wilderswil, Liechtenstein, Maderanertal, nördliches Tavetsch, Obersimmental, Obertoggenburg, Saanen-Gsteig, Sarganserland, St. Stephan-Lenk, Urner Oberland, Urserntal, Val Medel-Sumvitg, Werdenberg
  • Wind: Moderate danger, level 2

    Validity: 09.12.2019, 00:00 - 10.12.2019, 06:00
    - Highest wind gusts in exposed locations: above 2000 m 100 - 130 km/h
    - Main wind direction southwest to northwest
    3:Wind:2:232,233,234,235,236,237,238,239,240,241,242,243,244,245,246,247,248,249,250,251,252:
    Aletschgebiet, Arolla, Bex - Villars, Binntal, Brig - nördliches Simplongebiet, Conthey - Fully, Haut val de Bagnes, Lötschental - Naters, Martigny - Verbier, Monthey - Val d'Illiez, Oberes Mattertal, Oberes Saastal, Obergoms, Sion - Crans-Montana, südliches Simplongebiet, Turtmanntal, Val d'Anniviers, Val d'Entremont - Val Ferret, Val d'Hérens, Vallée du Trient, Vispertal - Nanztal
  • Wind: Moderate danger, level 2

    Validity: 08.12.2019, 21:00 - 09.12.2019, 21:00
    - Highest wind gusts in exposed locations: in the plains 60 - 80 km/h, above 1500 m 70 -100 km/h
    - Main wind direction southwest to west
    4:Wind:2:201,202,203,204,205,206,207,208,209,210,211,212,213,214,215,216,217,218,219,220,221,223,224,225,226,227,228,229,230,231:
    Aigle - Leysin, Ajoie, Basse-Gruyère, Bienne - Neuchâtel, Broye, Delémont - Bellelay, Estavayer - Cudrefin, Franches-Montagnes, Fribourg, Glâne, Gros-de-Vaud, Jogne - Haute-Gruyere, La Chaux-de-Fonds - Le Locle, Lausanne - Lavaux, Morges - Cossonay, Moutier - Tavannes, Murten - Kerzers, Nidau - Ins, Nyon - Terre Sainte, Oron – Haute-Broye, Pays-d'Enhaut, Plaine de l'Orbe, Préalpes vaudoises, Saint-Cergue, Val de Ruz - Colombier, Val de Travers, Vallon de Saint-Imier, Vallée de Joux, Vouvry, Yverdon - Bevaix

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