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Old 05.03.2019, 20:46
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Heavy wind warning alert

Just been receiving a barrage of weather warnings through, effective 9am tomorrow through to midday Thursday. Our bit of Kanton Schwyz expecting up to 160km hour winds. A quick check of various Swiss and EU meteo sites seem to concur, although other sites have nothing at all. The sites relaying warnings, have them applying for various bits of Switzerland, so you folks might want to do your own checks, and contemplate "battening down the hatches".
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Old 05.03.2019, 20:52
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Just been receiving a barrage of weather warnings through, effective 9am tomorrow through to midday Thursday. Our bit of Kanton Schwyz expecting up to 160km hour winds. A quick check of various Swiss and EU meteo sites seem to concur, although other sites have nothing at all. The sites relaying warnings, have them applying for various bits of Switzerland, so you folks might want to do your own checks, and contemplate "battening down the hatches".
Oooops, I was gonna go to Germany tomorrow. 160 km/h is a bit much when I think of the forest I need to cross on my way. Hmmm .... it's not that what I gotta do can't wait a few more days ...
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Oooops, I was gonna go to Germany tomorrow. 160 km/h is a bit much when I think of the forest I need to cross on my way. Hmmm .... it's not that what I gotta do can't wait a few more days ...
It's a Föhn that's coming. Unlikely to make it as far as Germany. Oh and max 120 Km/h they say.

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Old 06.03.2019, 10:21
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We even got a work email warning us, but it came to nothing...
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We even got a work email warning us, but it came to nothing...
Hasn't started properly yet. Should build up over the next hours, peaking overnight.
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Old 06.03.2019, 10:35
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Hasn't been as windless as now for days around here, not a single leaf is moving. LOL.
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Old 06.03.2019, 10:36
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Up to date information here: http://alarm.meteocentrale.ch/index-en.html
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Just been receiving a barrage of weather warnings through, effective 9am tomorrow through to midday Thursday. Our bit of Kanton Schwyz expecting up to 160km hour winds. A quick check of various Swiss and EU meteo sites seem to concur, although other sites have nothing at all. The sites relaying warnings, have them applying for various bits of Switzerland, so you folks might want to do your own checks, and contemplate "battening down the hatches".
they always like to exaggerate
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Re: Heavy wind warning alert

The meteosuisse app does the same for your selected towns.
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they always like to exaggerate
Well they didn't. In the areas forecast (basically the usual Föhn valleys) there was a rather nasty Föhn storm from yesterday afternoon until the wee small hours of last night. Did quite a bit of damage around here.

Those of you in Zürich - you were never in the warning area in the first place.

Edit - peak wind speed 183 Km/h. https://www.tagblatt.ch/newsticker/s...eiz-ld.1099955
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Well they didn't. In the areas forecast (basically the usual Föhn valleys) there was a rather nasty Föhn storm from yesterday afternoon until the wee small hours of last night. Did quite a bit of damage around here.

Those of you in Zürich - you were never in the warning area in the first place.

Edit - peak wind speed 183 Km/h. https://www.tagblatt.ch/newsticker/s...eiz-ld.1099955
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It was wild up here. First job when I get home: stow all the shutters again.
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Sounds like you got off lightly. First job for some around here is to find them!
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its got to be the worst May weather that I have seen in 20 years. Got to be connected to Global ( climate ) warming.
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Old 14.05.2019, 16:48
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its got to be the worst May weather that I have seen in 20 years. Got to be connected to Global ( climate ) warming.
At least we didn't have that dump of yellow pollen. (Unless that's yet to come. Is it?)
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At least we didn't have that dump of yellow pollen. (Unless that's yet to come. Is it?)
When things dry out then grass pollen will be a big problem
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