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Warnings case studies

A series of case studies of weather warnings are provided that highlight the weather conditions and impacts for each of the warning criteria. These aim to put the different warning levels into context by referring to previous events.

Severe Weather Yellow warningsAmber warningsRed warnings
RainYellow warning of rain, 21 January 2008Amber warning of rain, 16-17 November 2010 

High likelihood, high impact Red warning of Rain, 5 December 2015

High likelihood, high impact Red warning of rain, 26 December 2015

Red warning of rain, 17-20 November 2009  

WindYellow warning of wind, 3 October 2009

Medium likelihood, medium impact Amber warning of wind

Amber warning of wind, 11 and 12 November 2010

Red warning of wind, 18 January 2007
FogAmber warning of fog, 19-23 December 2006
SnowYellow warning of snow, 26 February 2004  Amber warning of snow, 18 December 2009Red warning of snow, 2 February 2009

We will be adding to the library as suitable events occur.

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