Strong Wind Warning for Northwest and West Iceland

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Strong Wind Warning for Northwest and West Iceland

By Zoë Robert
Snowstorm Hellisheidi

Photo: Dagmar Trodler.

A strong gale (more than 20 m/s) is forecast for Northwest and West Iceland today. Snow is expected in the north and east of the country but it will be mostly dry in other parts of the country.  The temperature will top 3°C (37.4°F) in Reykjavík today.

Tomorrow, a strong northerly gale is forecast for East Iceland but the weather will be mostly dry in all parts of the country. On Sunday, snow or rain is forecast across the country.

Many roads are currently impassable including Öxnadalsheiði mountain pass into Skagafjörður, North Iceland, and Fjarðarheiði between Egilsstaðir to Seyðisfjörður, East Iceland.

Visit the website of the Icelandic Road Administration for more details about road conditions. 

Visit vedur.is for weather updates.

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