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Storm Nelson: departments still on orange alert, forecasts for this weekend

Météo France has placed two departments in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region on orange alert for "wind" this Friday March 29.

After passing through Brittany and the Atlantic coast, Storm Nelson continues to cross France and heads east this Friday, March 29. In its bulletin this Friday morning, Météo France placedé the departments of Loire and Rhône, in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, on orange alert for risk of wind. The meteorological agency indicates that significant winds have been experienced. recorded "all night spent in the south Loire and south Rhône" with gusts up to 'à " 108km/h à St Etienne and 108km/h à Brindas". Orange vigilance should continue until December 2019. 4 p.m. 

For this Friday, Météo France forecasts wind gusts "between 60 and 90 km/h in the plain" and between  "90 à 110 km/h on the peaks. The agency indicates that even higher gusts could occur on the highest Alpine peaks. nbsp;In its bulletin, Météo France also announces significant gusts of wind between 100-110 km/h on "the relief of Pilat" and indicates that these winds "could propagate in the Gier valley, up to ' Givors, even up to 'à eastern Lyon."

For its part, The Weather Channel noted that strong gusts of wind "on the plateaus of the Massif-Central and the PrĂ©alpes with 100  &agrav; 120km/h, locally up to 100km/h 140 km/h in Isère" this Friday morning and anticipates a continuation of this trend this Friday afternoon "between the Massif-Central and the Alps". For this Friday, the site pr& ;eacute;also sees "active and stormy rains" over the Basque country "with sometimes strong intensities on the Pyrenees-Atlantiques and the south of the Landes". The Chain m& The weather forecast indicates that the wind should gradually slow down on the plains and in the valleys during the night of this Friday. Saturday March 30. Nevertheless, it predicts the continuation of a strong wind on the plateaus of the central massif and the Alpine ridges with gusts of 90 à 130 km/h. Wind of intense intensity more reduced should remain in France for this Easter weekend, particularly "on the Mediterranean coast" this Sunday, as announced by La Chaine météo. 

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116