Issued: 0530hrs Friday 20th November 2020
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Turning progressively wet and windy across Scandinavia.
A mostly dry and sunny day for Portugal and Spain though showers may affect the far southeast of Spain and the Balearic Islands. An area of low pressure develops to the west of northern Italy bringing gusty winds and heavy outbreaks of rain to Corsica, Sardinia, Italy and Sicily. Mostly dry and sunny for Greece and western Turkey. Cloudier over eastern Turkey with outbreaks of rain here.
A largely dry and fine day for France. Mostly cloudy for the Low Countries with patchy rain affecting North Sea coasts. Mostly fine and sunny for Germany, Poland and The Czech Republic though wintry showers affect northern areas and higher ground in the south. Early snowfall over Switzerland and Austria eases to leave a dry and sunny day.
Cold and breezy for Denmark, Norway and Sweden with sunny spells and wintry showers. Winds and showers ease later. Cloudy for Finland with scattered wintry showers. Brighter for the Baltic States but with frequent wintry showers here too.
Another largely dry and fine day across Portugal and Spain, although do expect cloudier skies and some patchy light rain in the far south and southeast of Spain. Some morning showers across the Balearic Islands but it is an improving day here. Rain will clear to the south of Italy through the day although Siciliy and the far south of mainland Italy will remain cloudy and wet throughout. Largely dry across Greece and Turkey.
A dry and fine day across France with mainly dry conditions over the Low Countries and Germany although there will be more cloud and some patchy light rain towards coasts. Dry and bright for the Alpine countries as well as the Balkan States and eastern areas of Europe.
Unsettled across Norway and Sweden as an area of low pressure moves towards western Norway. Expect high winds along coasts and breezy conditions inland. Heavy and peristent rainfall, particularly so across western areas, snowfall over the higher ground. A dry morning is forecast across Finland but rain will soon spread into western and central areas during the afternoon. Similar for the Baltics whereby it will be a dry morning but rain will affect all areas by the end of the day. Turning windy here too.