Update (1:20 p.m. Tuesday): The Norwegian Meteorological Institute has issued a storm alert forecasting gale-force winds of 90 kilometers an hour and gusts to 135 kilometers an hour in exposed locations. Peak winds are expected between 6 p.m. Wednesday and 3 a.m. Thursday.
In addition, avalanche conditions are forecast to be near or at maximum risk levels, although their predicted potential size is signifianctly smaller than the one last Dec. 19. The story below has been updated.
Original story: A blizzard “reminiscent of the storm on Dec. 19 of last year” is expected to bring up to 14.4 millimeters of precipitation and winds up to 135 kilometers an hour, according to the Norwegian Meteorological Institute.