Northern Sweden could see up to 30 cm of snow this weekend

A fiile photo of snow covered trees in northern Sweden. The region may get up to 30 cm of snow this weekend. (Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP via Getty Images)
  • The national weather service has issued a class one warning – its most moderate on a scale of three, for parts of Norrbotten and Västerbotten for heavy snowfall Friday.
  • According to SMHI’s weather map, the interior of Norrbotten county will get the brunt of it, 20-30 cm, and in some cases, the snow could be mixed with rain.
  • Warnings for gales have also been issued for the seas around the entire Swedish coastline, aside from the Öresund in the south.
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