Automatic Gale Warning Proposals for Swiss Lakes and Regional Aerodromes

Topics Hazards
Weather
Research & cooperation > Scientific Report
Authors Mayoraz L, Ambühl J
Edition Scientific Report 102
Year 2016

Switzerland counts over 50 lakes and aerodromes for which warnings must be issued in case of high probability for wind gusts exceeding 25 knots. As these gale warnings are not automated, forecasters are required to permanently monitor the local weather evolution at these numerous specific locations, beside their main duties.