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Latest from the road weather stations network more stations reporting higher gusts now and some over 100mph,

Ingólfsfjall 117mph
Hafursfell 114mph
Blönduós 109mph
Fróðárheiði 106mph
Gauksmýri 105mph
Vatnsskarð 105mph
Siglufjarðarvegur 104mph
Króksfjörður 103mph
Þröskuldar 100mph
Klettsháls 99mph
Laxárdalsheiði 99mph
Ennisháls 99mph
Laxárdalsheiði 99mph
Gemlufallsheiði 97mph
Kjalarnes 94mph
Hraunsmúli í Staðarsveit 93mph
Kolka 91mph
Botn í Súgandafirði 90mph
Kolgrafafjörður 87mph
Vatnaleið 87mph
Svínadalur í Dalasýslu 86mph
Hálsar 81mph

Taken from the North side the station was reporting 72mph gusts at the time this was taken,

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Some more from the North side,

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Looking at the shipping radar all the boats are tied up around the whole country but there is one boat active named Thor! It's been patrolling the far North East side all evening,

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REd Warning still in place today for north. Using similar grid to UK Met Office for warnings. 

Over 70mph being recorded in that top NE Corner , wind speed

 

google translate - "Now the weather is deteriorating further in part A of the country, one of the worst around 3 pm. 10-11. Walks in N and NV 23-30 m / s, (70mph) but more than that under Vatnajökull, where weather could exceed 60 m / s"

 

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Decoded at 0845am on 137.000Mhz using WXtoIMG, RSP1A receiver, SDRuno software and QFH antenna at 38ft. Parts of Iceland still in the thick of it. 

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Overall top gusts from the road weather stations network many places across the whole Norhern part of Iceland and even further inland saw gusts reaching at least 80mph with many places getting over 90mph and a few over 100mph

Ingólfsfjall 117mph
Hafursfell 114mph
Blönduós 109mph
Vatnsskarð eystra 107mph
Fróðárheiði 106mph
Gauksmýri 105mph
Vatnsskarð 105mph
Siglufjarðarvegur 105mph
Hraunsmúli í Staðarsveit 104mph
Króksfjörður 103mph
Öxi 101mph
Klettsháls 99mph
Ennisháls 99mph
Laxárdalsheiði 99mph
Hólasandur 98mph
Gemlufallsheiði 97mph
Hálsar 97mph
Holtavörðuheiði 96mph
Sandvíkurheiði 96mph
Þverárfjall 93mph
Möðrudalsöræfi 93mph
Kolka 91mph
Eyjabakkar 91mph
Botn í Súgandafirði 90mph
Vopnafjarðarheiði 89mph
Fagridalur 88mph
Krepputunga 88mph
Kolgrafafjörður 87mph
Vatnaleið 87mph
Svínadalur í Dalasýslu 86mph
Mývatnsöræfi 85mph
Kvísker 85mph
Breiðdalsheiði 84mph
Biskupsháls 82mph
Oddsskarð 82mph
Þverfjall 80mph

A look at the stations cameras some roads are still covered in snow especially in the rural areas and some parts of the North East has the cameras offline probably because of no power after the storm,

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Some roads have been cleared though mainly in the higher populated areas,

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Thanks for putting these pics and clips up @Kirkcaldy Weather . What amazing scenes, as well as being incredible I guess it was quite scary for people, I suppose they are more set up for those kind of conditions though! 

 

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On 14/12/2019 at 22:08, Kirkcaldy Weather said:

 

Cool video! Digging out my drive way is a problem I'd love to have 😂

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