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Weather warnings: Latvia

Awareness Reports - You can find detailed information about the warnings in the awareness reports issued for each area. Select the relevant area.

Kurzeme
Until 01.03.2021 22:59 CET
Flood (Yellow)
In last week of February warm air masses entered into Latvia, it cause intense snow melt and ice break up, started water level rise. Because of water level rise it is possible that lowest places inundation will start. Today and weekend water level rise will continue, in some smaller rivers water levels will stabilize and start drop down.

Kurzeme rivers, including Venta and Bārta ice break up will continue.
Lielupe basin rivers spring flood will become more intense - ice break up is expected and ice jams will occur in places.
Water levels in short term will continue to rise in both Latgale and Vidzeme rivers, locally ice break up is possible, but due to air temperature drop down, water level rise intensity will lower. BE AWARE of areas that are subject to flooding. The public are advised to be cautious when driving or walking in endangered areas  
Vidzeme
Until 28.02.2021 22:59 CET
Flood (Yellow)
Ice break up and movement started Ogre near Ogre city on 26 of Febuary at 15.30. Water level rised up for ~ 0,5 m. At 17.00 water level is 161 cm above station "0" or 21,67 m LAS.
Due to ice break up water level rise will continue. It is possible that lower places will be inundated. BE AWARE of areas that are subject to flooding. The public are advised to be cautious when driving or walking in endangered areas  
Zemgale
Until 01.03.2021 22:59 CET
Flood (Yellow)
In last week of February warm air masses entered into Latvia, it cause intense snow melt and ice break up, started water level rise. Because of water level rise it is possible that lowest places inundation will start. Today and weekend water level rise will continue, in some smaller rivers water levels will stabilize and start drop down.

Kurzeme rivers, including Venta and Bārta ice break up will continue.
Lielupe basin rivers spring flood will become more intense - ice break up is expected and ice jams will occur in places.
Water levels in short term will continue to rise in both Latgale and Vidzeme rivers, locally ice break up is possible, but due to air temperature drop down, water level rise intensity will lower. BE AWARE of areas that are subject to flooding. The public are advised to be cautious when driving or walking in endangered areas  

Coasts:
Central Baltic east
Until 27.02.2021 22:59 CET
Wind (Yellow)
27.02.2021 in the morning north-west wind 5-9 m/s will remain, but in time from 27.02 10:00 till 27.02 13:00 north-west wind will increase in gusts to 15 m/s. Wave height 1.0-2.0 m.  
Gulf of Riga east
Until 27.02.2021 22:59 CET
Wind (Yellow)
27.02.2021 in the morning north-west wind 5-9 m/s will remain, but in time from 27.02 10:00 till 27.02 13:00 north-west wind will increase in gusts to 15 m/s. Wave height 1.0-2.0 m.  
Gulf of Riga south
Until 27.02.2021 22:59 CET
Wind (Yellow)
27.02.2021 in the morning north-west wind 5-9 m/s will remain, but in time from 27.02 10:00 till 27.02 13:00 north-west wind will increase in gusts to 15 m/s. Wave height 1.0-2.0 m.  
Gulf of Riga west
Until 27.02.2021 22:59 CET
Wind (Yellow)
27.02.2021 in the morning north-west wind 5-9 m/s will remain, but in time from 27.02 10:00 till 27.02 13:00 north-west wind will increase in gusts to 15 m/s. Wave height 1.0-2.0 m.  
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