Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 3 December, 2017
Duty forecaster: John Ejdowski
Mildest across Turkey
It's a cold day throughout much of Europe today with Turkey being the mildest with highs in the upper teens. From Poland eastward temperatures will stay below freezing. Apart from showers near the northern coasts of Spain, it's a dry day with sunny spells across Portugal and much of Spain. A lot of cloud across France with outbreaks of rain across northern and central France. The south will be dry with sunny spells but very windy. Cloudy and windy across Italy with rain but it's mainly dry in the afternoon. An area of heavy showers will lie from western Italy across into Sardinia and just south of the Balearics. Outbreaks of moderate to heavy snow are expected across the Adriatic Region. Here it turns drier in the afternoon. Some heavy showers to affect north west Greece, otherwise a dry day here. Some snow flurries to come across Austria and the Czech Republic. A cloudy day with light rain and drizzle for Belgium, Luxemburg and The Netherlands. Outbreaks of heavier rain and sleet to affect northern Germany which turns to snow as it reaches the south later in the day. A few showers are likely across Denmark. Mostly cloudy but chiefly dry across Poland. A cold, windy day with snow flurries across the Baltic States into Russia. Heavy snow is forecast for Hungary with heavy rain across Romania and The Ukraine. Later this may turn more to snow. Outbreaks of snow to come across Finland but this soon clears southern Sweden. Dry across Norway except for snow showers in the west. Very windy from southern France south to west of Sardinia.
Another cold day across Europe. Cold across Spain and apart from a few showers long the north coast, it's a dry day. Dry as well for Portugal with sunny spells. Mainly dry across Italy and the Adriatic Region. Rain clears Greece to afternoon showers. A number of showers to affect the far west of Turkey with much of the country staying dry. Outbreaks of moderate to heavy snow may affect northern Russia, Belarus, western parts of the Ukraine, Poland, Hungary, Romania, the Czech Republic and Austria. Plenty of heavy showers are forecast from Sardinia eastward to near Crete. Showers to fall across The Low Countries and into northern Germany while snow affects the far south. Snow showers are likely across the Baltic States. Dry, sunny and cold across Norway and Sweden with snow flurries across Finland. Another very windy day from the south of France to west of Sardinia to west of Sicily.