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Storm

FORESTORMS Forestorm Selection
storm description - 13 (Dec 27 1954 -January 16-17 1955, 1954)

Storm characteristics

ID 13
Year 1954
Month-Day Dec 27 1954 -January 16-17 1955
Event ID 1954-04
Storm Name
Country Switzerland
Affected Area (ha)
QA
Primary damage (Mm3) 0.38
Q1 3
Secondary damage (Mm3)
Q2
Tertiary damage
Q3
Estimated Standing Volume (Mm3) 276.96
QSV
Calculated % of Standing Volume Damaged 0.14
Removals (Mm3) 5.58
QR
Calculated % of Removals Damaged 6.81
Maximum Wind Speed (m/s) 30
QW
Duration of Storm (Hrs)
QD
Value (Million Euros) in Year FOREST Damage
QV
Reference EAFV 1955, MeteoSchweiz 1956; DPF 1955
Remark foehn storms (esp. Dec 9) + west storms (esp. Jan 16-17 1955)
Last update 2010-07-22 17:35:58