Warnings for heavy snow for the Isle of Man
No active warnings Alert level dark green:
Active weather noticeAlert level yellow:
Severe weather watch Alert level orange:
Severe weather warning (moderate) Alert level red:
Severe weather warning (heavy) Alert level violet:
Severe weather warning (extreme)
The map gives an overview of all the heavy snowfall warnings for the Isle of Man. On the graphic you can see at which locations respectively in which areas of the Isle of Man heavy snowfalls and thereby large amounts of fresh snow and snow dangers are to be reckoned with. This may entail considerable traffic obstructions and snow damage in the Isle of Man.
We distinguish between weather watches and weather warnings. Heavy snowfall watches for the Isle of Man are issued if heavy snowfalls are probable but there are uncertainties about duration, intensity and/or the course of them. Heavy snowfall warnings for the Isle of Man, in turn, are divided into three levels (orange, red, violet) that comply whith the expected depth of fresh snow. The detailed and reliable forecasts of such heavy snowfall events are very important especially for the winter road maintenance, the traffic and the accident service of the Isle of Man. Professional and experienced meteorologists at the Severe Weather Centre continually adjust the heavy snow forecasts for the Isle of Man manually and make them cutting-edge 24 hours a day.