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selected: all reports
- occurring between 20-02-2017 00:00 and 27-02-2017 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 586
Only the first 25 selected events are shown in the table
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tornado    severe wind    large hail    heavy rain
   funnel cloud    gustnado    dust devil
   heavy snowfall/snowstorm    ice accumulation    avalanche    damaging lightning
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heavy snowfall/snowstorm

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Reykjavík 
Iceland (64.15 N, 21.95 W) < 10 km
26-02-2017  (Sunday)   00:00 UTC (+/- 12 hrs.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, a newspaper report, a report on a website
snowfall amount: 50 cm
duration of snow: 18 hours
according to online newspaper articles the largest amount of fresh snowfall since 1937, many roads have been blocked or closed
http://icelandmonitor.mbl.is/news/news/2017/02/26/record_amount_of_snowfall_for_february_in_reykjavik/
http://icelandmonitor.mbl.is/news/news/2017/02/26/trapped_all_roads_leading_out_of_reykjavik_closed/
http://icelandmag.visir.is/article/last-nights-snowfall-roads-out-capital-closed-due-record-breaking-snow-accumulation

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Gabriel Strommer (ESWD management) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Porto-Vecchio, -Pointe de la Chiappa  Corse 
France (41.59 N, 9.36 E)
25-02-2017  (Saturday)   10:33 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 26.7 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 22.8 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: NNE-SSW
event: strong levent (east wind); source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 25 FEB 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Ersa, -Cap Corse  Corse 
France (43.01 N, 9.36 E)
25-02-2017  (Saturday)   06:45 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 30.6 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 20.5 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: E-W
event: strong levent (east wind); source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 25 FEB 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Altier  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (44.49 N, 3.85 E)
25-02-2017  (Saturday)   03:51 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 28.1 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 14.6 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: NNW-SSE
event: strong wind; source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 25 FEB 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Port-Vendres, -Cap Béar  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (42.52 N, 3.13 E)
25-02-2017  (Saturday)   03:27 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 27.5 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 23.8 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: NNW-SSE
event: strong tramontane; source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 25 FEB 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Pujaut  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (44.00 N, 4.76 E)
25-02-2017  (Saturday)   02:33 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 27.2 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 14.1 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: N-S
event: strong mistral; source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 25 FEB 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Orange  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur 
France (44.15 N, 4.86 E)
25-02-2017  (Saturday)   01:15 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 27.3 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 17.2 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: NNW-SSE
event: strong mistral; source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 25 FEB 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Avignon, -Aéroport d'Avignon-Provence  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur 
France (43.91 N, 4.90 E)
24-02-2017  (Friday)   23:39 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 29.2 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 16.2 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: N-S
event: strong mistral; source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 24 FEB 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Prunet, -Col de la Croix de Millet  Région Rhône-Alpes 
France (44.61 N, 4.24 E)
24-02-2017  (Friday)   21:45 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 33.3 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 21.2 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: NNE-SSW
event: strong mistral; source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 24 FEB 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Marignane, -Aéroport Marseille Provence  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur 
France (43.44 N, 5.22 E)
24-02-2017  (Friday)   18:45 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 26.9 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 19.3 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: NW-SE
event: strong mistral; source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 24 FEB 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Martigues, -Cap Couronne  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur 
France (43.33 N, 5.05 E)
24-02-2017  (Friday)   18:09 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 31.6 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 15.8 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: NW-SE
event: strong mistral; source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 24 FEB 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Salon-de-Provence, -Base aérienne Salon-de-Provence  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur 
France (43.60 N, 5.10 E)
24-02-2017  (Friday)   17:51 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 25.9 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 13.2 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: NNW-SSE
event: strong mistral; source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 24 FEB 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Oppède, -Crête du Petit Lubéron  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur 
France (43.81 N, 5.15 E)
24-02-2017  (Friday)   17:45 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 27.8 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 16.7 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: NNW-SSE
event: strong mistral; source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 24 FEB 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer, -Cap Cépet  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur 
France (43.08 N, 5.94 E)
24-02-2017  (Friday)   17:45 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 26.4 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 19.8 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: NW-SE
event: strong mistral; source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 24 FEB 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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La Ciotat, -Bec de l'Aigle  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur 
France (43.17 N, 5.57 E)
24-02-2017  (Friday)   17:15 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 33.3 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 19.5 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: NNW-SSE
event: strong mistral; source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 24 FEB 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Murs  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur 
France (43.94 N, 5.23 E)
24-02-2017  (Friday)   17:09 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 29.4 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 20.1 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: NNW-SSE
event: strong mistral; source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 24 FEB 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Saint-Raphaël, -Le Dramont  Région Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur 
France (43.41 N, 6.85 E)
24-02-2017  (Friday)   15:57 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 26.6 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 15.6 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: WNW-ESE
event: strong mistral; source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 24 FEB 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Vivès  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (42.54 N, 2.76 E)
24-02-2017  (Friday)   15:45 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 27.3 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 16.5 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: N-S
event: strong tramontane; source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 24 FEB 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

tornado

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Afántou  Dodekánisos 
Greece (36.31 N, 28.23 E) < 10 km
24-02-2017  (Friday)   15:00 UTC 

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , a report on a website
occurring over: water
2 tornadoes
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: dry.
total event duration: 15 mins.
Nick Baris reports 2 waterspouts near Afantou, Rhodes. Each one lasted about 15 minutes. source: facebook.com - 24/02/2017
https://scontent-cdg2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/16825850_1086834178092072_8554503373505714547_o.jpg?oh=0a92064ed84af34f0b90e63c3ab4a915&oe=59734664

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Port-Vendres, -Cap Béar  Région Languedoc-Roussillon 
France (42.52 N, 3.13 E)
24-02-2017  (Friday)   14:51 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
wind speed: 36.0 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 28.4 m/s
nonconvective.
direction of movement: NW-SE
event: strong tramontane; source: ws report Météo-France, METEOFRANCE.com, 24 FEB 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Darian Martens (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Weißer Hirsch 
Dresden City area. Sachsen 
Germany (51.06 N, 13.82 E)
24-02-2017  (Friday)   12:57 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on: information from : a report on a website, an eyewitness report of the damage
damage to property: road blocked
damage to crops and forests: tree downed
source: FF Dresden LZ Bühlau, 25 FEB 2017;

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management) [e-mail]

tornado

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Afántou  Dodekánisos 
Greece (36.28 N, 28.20 E) < 10 km
24-02-2017  (Friday)   12:30 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : photo or video of the event, an eye-witness report, a report received by e-mail , a report on a website
occurring over: water
The funnel cloud was observed.
accompanying weather: dry.
Giannis Mary Symiakou report a waterspout near the shore of Afantou, Rhodes. source: facebook.com - 24/02/2017
https://www.facebook.com/cyclone.of.rhodes/videos/1086802148095275/?hc_location=ufi

report status: report confirmed (QC1)

contact: Stavros Dafis (Voluntary Observer Person) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Limanowa  Małopolskie 
Poland (49.69 N, 20.42 E)
24-02-2017  (Friday)   11:40 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
intensity and characteristics: F0 T1 
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 26.5 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 14.6 m/s
nonconvective.
Automated weather station in Limanowa measured a wind gust of 26,5 m/s. Source: Monitor IMGW (Institute of Meteorology and Water Management - National Research Institute), 24 FEB 2017.
http://monitor.pogodynka.pl/#station/meteo/249200180

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Kliszów  Świętokrzyskie 
Poland (50.61 N, 20.52 E)
24-02-2017  (Friday)   11:20 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
intensity and characteristics: F0 T1 
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 26.8 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 15.9 m/s
nonconvective.
Automated weather station in Kliszów measured a wind gust of 26,8 m/s. Source: Monitor IMGW (Institute of Meteorology and Water Management - National Research Institute), 24 FEB 2017.
http://monitor.pogodynka.pl/#station/meteo/250200130

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

severe wind

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Jodłownik  Małopolskie 
Poland (49.77 N, 20.22 E)
24-02-2017  (Friday)   11:00 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on: information from : a report by a weather service, a report on a website
intensity and characteristics: F0 T1 
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 26.3 m/s
10-minute average wind speed: 15.4 m/s
nonconvective.
Automated weather station in Jodłownik measured a wind gust of 26,3 m/s. Source: Monitor IMGW (Institute of Meteorology and Water Management - National Research Institute), 24 FEB 2017.
http://monitor.pogodynka.pl/#station/meteo/249200110

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Skywarn Polska) [e-mail]

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