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selected: all reports
- occurring between 14-02-2020 00:00 and 21-02-2020 24:00 GMT/UTC

number of selected reports: 381
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Dukovany 
CHMI SYNOP station WMO ID 11693 Vysočina 
Czech Republic (49.09 N, 16.13 E) < 1 km
21-02-2020  (Friday)
09:55 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 27 m/s
wind gust exceeding 25 m/s
http://prostor.amsos.cz/eswd/wind/data/2020-02-21_B2DUKO01.gif
Reference: Grafy automatických stanic, CHMI, 21 FEB 2020 | SYNOP report 2020-02-21 10 UTC

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Tomáš Prouza (AMS)

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n. Kłosów  Dolnośląskie 
Poland (50.80 N, 17.33 E) < 5 km
21-02-2020  (Friday)
09:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website
Impacts: Truck(s) and/or trailer(s) overturned
Number of people injured: 2. A strong nonconvective wind gust overturned a trailer causing an accident with two injured people.
https://wroclaw.wyborcza.pl/wroclaw/7,35771,25718713,wypadek-na-autostradzie-a4-ruch-odbywa-sie-tylko-lewym-pasem.html
Reference: "Wypadek na autostradzie A4. Silny wiatr przewrócił przyczepę ciężarówki", Gazeta Wyborcza Wrocław, 21 FEB 2020.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

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Luká 
CHMI SYNOP station WMO ID 11710 Olomoucký kraj 
Czech Republic (49.65 N, 16.95 E) < 1 km
21-02-2020  (Friday)
08:50 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 25.2 m/s
wind gusts exceeding 25 m/s
http://prostor.amsos.cz/eswd/wind/data/2020-02-21_O2LUKA01.gif
Reference: Grafy automatických stanic, CHMI, 21 FEB 2020 | SYNOP report 2020-02-21 9 UTC

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Tomáš Prouza (AMS)

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Temelín 
CHMI SYNOP station WMO ID 11538 Jihočeský kraj 
Czech Republic (49.20 N, 14.34 E) < 1 km
21-02-2020  (Friday)
06:25 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: a report by a weather service
wind speed: 25.1 m/s
wind gust exceeding 25 m/s
http://prostor.amsos.cz/eswd/wind/data/2020-02-21_C1TEME01.gif
Reference: Grafy automatických stanic, CHMI, 21 FEB 2020 | SYNOP report 2020-02-21 7 UTC

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Tomáš Prouza (AMS)

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Tvismark  Tønder Kommune 
Denmark (55.13 N, 8.55 E) < 1 km
20-02-2020  (Thursday)
21:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website, a report by a weather service
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 26.3 m/s
Severe Wind Gust measured on Rømø Island
Reference: Danmarks Meteorologiske Institut (DMI.DK), 20 FEB 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Niclas Lindberg Jensen

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Buggenhout  Oost-Vlaanderen 
Belgium (51.02 N, 4.20 E) < 1 km
20-02-2020  (Thursday)
18:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a newspaper report
the intensity rating was based on a written account of the damage (e.g. in a newspaper), photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage.
It is possible that this was a tornado.
Impacts: Building(s) damaged, Damage to roof or chimney, Car(s) damaged (unspecified)
Number of people injured: 0. Number of people dead: 0.
Een kleine windhoos veroorzaakt schade aan daken. Auto's beschadigd door vallend puin.
https://www.hln.be/buggenhout/kleine-windhoos-zorgt-voor-aanzienlijke-schade-in-kerkstraat-in-buggenhout~a8e6188d/
Reference: Kleine windhoos zorgt voor aanzienlijke schade in Kerkstraat in Buggenhout -Hln.be - 20.2.2020 https://www.hln.be/buggenhout/kleine-windhoos-zorgt-voor-aan zienlijke-schade-in-kerkstraat-in-buggenhout~a8e6188d/

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Jeroen De Vleesschauwer

avalanche

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Barentsburg 
Fridtjovbreen Glacier area, 20km S of Barentsburg. Svalbard og Jan Mayen 
Norway (77.92 N, 14.28 E) < 5 km
20-02-2020  (Thursday)
13:35 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a television or radio broadcast
Number of people dead: 2.
Two people (ski tourer, German nationality) were killed by an avalanche in the area of Fridtjovbreen Glacier in Nordenskiöld region, 20km south of Barentsburg village, while ski touring in the local glacial area during a guided excursion with would last several days. Avalanche risk was announced as moderat that day.
https://www.nrk.no/tromsogfinnmark/to-omkom-i-snoskred-pa-svalbard_-_-tragisk-hendelse-1.14911968
Reference: "To omkom i snøskred på Svalbard: – Tragisk hendelse", NRK, 20 FEB 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

tornado

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Mola di Bari  Puglia 
Italy (41.06 N, 17.09 E)
20-02-2020  (Thursday)
06:40 UTC (+/- 5 min.)

based on information from: an eyewitness report of the damage, photo or video of the event, a report on a website, an eye-witness report, a trained storm spotter
occurring over: water
Almeno un funnel secondario notato
https://www.facebook.com/fotomola.it/videos/486684832275734/?v=486684832275734

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: MeteoNetwork Pretemp

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Nowe Trzepowo  Mazowieckie 
Poland (52.59 N, 19.72 E) < 1 km
18-02-2020  (Tuesday)
14:10 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website, a report by a weather service
intensity and other characteristics: F0 T1 
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 25.2 m/s
Automatic IMGW-PIB weather station measured 25,2 m/s wind gust during passage of a squall line.
http://monitor.pogodynka.pl/#station/meteo/352190360
Reference: Monitor IMGW-PIB (Institute of Meteorology and Water Management), date of access: 18 FEB 2020.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

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Gniezno (Obora)  Wielkopolskie 
Poland (52.56 N, 17.53 E) < 1 km
18-02-2020  (Tuesday)
12:00 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website, a report by a weather service
intensity and other characteristics: F0 T1 
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 25.9 m/s
Automatic IMGW-PIB weather station measured 25,9 m/s wind gust during passage of a squall line.
http://monitor.pogodynka.pl/#station/meteo/252170110
Reference: Monitor IMGW-PIB (Institute of Meteorology and Water Management), date of access: 18 FEB 2020.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

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Sienno  Wielkopolskie 
Poland (52.76 N, 17.20 E) < 1 km
18-02-2020  (Tuesday)
11:40 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website
Impacts: Building(s) damaged, Damage to roof or chimney
A roof of a residential building was torn off by strong wind gusts associated with a squall line.
https://oknonawagrowiec.pl/z-ostatniej-chwili-wiatr-zerwal-dach-domu-jednorodzinnego-w-siennie/
Reference: "Z OSTATNIEJ CHWILI: Wiatr zerwał dach domu jednorodzinnego w Siennie", Okno na Wągrowiec, 18 FEB 2020.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

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Dziwnów  Zachodniopomorskie 
Poland (54.02 N, 14.73 E) < 1 km
18-02-2020  (Tuesday)
09:30 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website, a report by a weather service
intensity and other characteristics: F0 T1 
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 25.8 m/s
Automatic IMGW-PIB weather station measured 25,8 m/s wind gust during passage of a convective band.
http://monitor.pogodynka.pl/#station/meteo/254140010
Reference: Monitor IMGW-PIB (Institute of Meteorology and Water Management), date of access: 18 FEB 2020.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

damaging lightning

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Leusden  Utrecht 
Netherlands (52.13 N, 5.43 E) < 1 km
17-02-2020  (Monday)
12:30 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Building(s) damaged
a house was hit by lightning, part of a chimney was blown off
https://www.ad.nl/amersfoort/stuk-van-schoorsteen-brokkelt-af-en-stort-naar-beneden-door-blikseminslag-in-leusden~a1208553/
Reference: stuk-van-schoorsteen-brokkelt-af-en-stort-naar-beneden-door- blikseminslag-in-leusden, ad.nl, 17 feb 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Bas van der Ploeg (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Rozewie  Pomorskie 
Poland (54.83 N, 18.34 E) < 1 km
17-02-2020  (Monday)
10:10 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website, a report by a weather service
intensity and other characteristics: F0 T1 
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 25.7 m/s
Automatic weather station in Rozewie reported 25.7 m/s nonconvective wind gust.
http://monitor.pogodynka.pl/#station/meteo/254180010
Reference: Monitor IMGW-PIB (Institute of Meteorology and Water Management), date of access: 17 FEB 2020.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

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Arkona  Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 
Germany (54.68 N, 13.43 E) < 3 km
17-02-2020  (Monday)
07:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 27.8 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. kachelmannwetter.com, 17 FEB 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Wrangelsburg  Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 
Germany (54.02 N, 13.60 E) < 3 km
17-02-2020  (Monday)
07:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a newspaper report, photograph(s) and/or video footage of the inflicted damage
Impacts: Truck(s) and/or trailer(s) overturned
truck blown-off a road.
https://www.nordkurier.de/mecklenburg-vorpommern/styropor-laster-in-graben-gepustet-1738436102.html
Reference: "Styropor-Laster in Graben gepustet", NORDKURIER, 17 FEB 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Batycze  Podkarpackie 
Poland (49.86 N, 22.75 E) < 1 km
17-02-2020  (Monday)
07:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website
Impacts: Building(s) damaged, Damage to roof or chimney
A roofing of a local volunteer fire station was torn off during a period of strong nonconvective wind gusts.
https://www.korso24.pl/wiadomosci/3192,wichura-zerwala-dach-strazackiej-remizy-foto
Reference: "Wichura zerwała dach strażackiej remizy [FOTO]", Korso24, 18 FEB 2020.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

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Orzechowce  Podkarpackie 
Poland (49.85 N, 22.76 E) < 1 km
17-02-2020  (Monday)
07:00 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website
Impacts: Building(s) damaged, Damage to roof or chimney
Two roofs were damaged during a period of strong nonconvective wind gusts.
https://www.korso24.pl/wiadomosci/3192,wichura-zerwala-dach-strazackiej-remizy-foto
Reference: "Wichura zerwała dach strażackiej remizy [FOTO]", Korso24, 18 FEB 2020.

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

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Wasungen  Thüringen 
Germany (50.67 N, 10.37 E) < 20 km
17-02-2020  (Monday)
05:00 UTC (+/- 1 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website
Baum umgestuerzt, Bahnstrecke blockiert, Zug gegen Baum gefahren
https://www.mdr.de/thueringen/mitte-west-thueringen/apolda-weimarer-land/sturmschaeden-bad-berka-victoria-100.html
Reference: Thüringen: Nur wenige Schäden durch Sturmtief "Victoria" , MDR, 17.02.2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Markus Weggässer (Voluntary Observer Person)

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Büsum  Schleswig-Holstein 
Germany (54.13 N, 8.85 E) < 3 km
17-02-2020  (Monday)
03:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 26.7 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. kachelmannwetter.com, 17 FEB 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Strucklahnungshörn  Schleswig-Holstein 
Germany (54.50 N, 8.81 E) < 3 km
17-02-2020  (Monday)
03:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 26.1 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. kachelmannwetter.com, 17 FEB 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Sankt Peter-Ording  Schleswig-Holstein 
Germany (54.30 N, 8.63 E) < 3 km
17-02-2020  (Monday)
03:00 UTC (+/- 30 min.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a report by a weather service
wind speed: 26.1 m/s
Reference: WS report; reported v. kachelmannwetter.com, 17 FEB 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Thilo Kühne (ESWD management/ESSL Team)

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Jaworze  Śląskie 
Poland (49.79 N, 18.95 E) < 1 km
17-02-2020  (Monday)
01:42 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website
intensity and other characteristics: F0 T1 
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 26.4 m/s
Amateur automatic weather station in Jaworze (placed in primary school no. 1) reported 26.4 m/s nonconvective wind gust.
http://infomet.nazwa.pl/meteo/jaworze/dolne/gauges.htm?fbclid=IwAR0-ZMQy5-ww-4fKBywew64RVJxN_HAq8xKsCSuFb43gGVeVY4y-wAbhgPw
Reference: "Warunki pogodowe: Jaworze", Urząd Gminy Jaworze via infomet.nazwa.pl, date of access: 17 FEB 2020.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

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Rozewie  Pomorskie 
Poland (54.83 N, 18.34 E) < 1 km
17-02-2020  (Monday)
01:10 UTC (+/- 15 min.)

based on information from: government-based sources / administrative organisations, a report on a website, a report by a weather service
intensity and other characteristics: F0 T1 
the intensity rating was based on severe wind.
wind speed: 26 m/s
Automatic weather station in Rozewie reported 26 m/s nonconvective wind gust.
http://monitor.pogodynka.pl/#station/meteo/254180010
Reference: Monitor IMGW-PIB (Institute of Meteorology and Water Management), date of access: 17 FEB 2020.

report status: plausibility check passed (QC0+)

contact: Igor Laskowski (Voluntary Observer Person, Member of Skywarn Polska)

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Nørre Åby  Middelfart Kommune 
Denmark (55.48 N, 9.85 E) < 1 km
16-02-2020  (Sunday)
23:30 UTC (+/- 3 hrs.)

based on information from: a report on a website, a newspaper report, a television or radio broadcast
the intensity rating was based on a written account of the damage (e.g. in a newspaper).
Big Tree laying on Hovedvejen (Nørre Åby)
https://twitter.com/FynsPoliti/status/1229171152930639872
https://nyheder.tv2.dk/samfund/2020-02-17-lufthavn-oversvoemmet-efter-kraftig-regn
Reference: Fyns Politi (on Twitter), 16 FEB 2020

report status: report confirmed by reliable source (QC1)

contact: Niclas Lindberg Jensen

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