Issued: 0530hrs Sunday 4th December 2022
Duty forecaster: Garry Nicholson
Very cold northern Scandinavia
Developing showers across Spain and southern Portugal as the day progresses, some heavy and frequent but do ease. Unsettled with heavy showers and or longer spells of rain through the Balearic islands pushing up into southeast France. Largely dry across Italy though there are a few scattered showers about, heavy for a time towards the north. Heavy showers through mainland Greece, but dry and fine across Turkey. Heavy showers across parts of southern France, breezy with coastal showers further north. Mostly dry through the Low Countries and Poland but rather cloudy and feeling cold with occasional showers along the coasts. Some showerd affecting the Alpine areas though mostly dry across the rest of Austria and Switzerland. Dry and fine and chilly through eastern Europe. Cold but staying largely settled across Scandinavia. Mist and fog will continue to linger and be problematic. Some snow to northwest Norway. A cold easterly wind pulls scattered showers through Denmark.
Heavy rain is likely to affect southwestern Spain and southern Portugal. Showery in central and northern Spain, but drier in the east. Dry and fine for the Balearics, Sardinia and Corsica. Showery for western Italy, but mainly dry for southern Italy and Sicily. Showers affect the Adriatic coasts of the Balkans into western Greece, but much of the Greek islands will be dry.
France and the Low Countries should be mostly dry but rather cool. Areas of rain and hill snow for Germany. Showery too for the western Alps, perhaps locally frequent snowfalls. A few showers for Poland and Czechia. Snow flurries for Romania. Largely dry and cold across eastern Europe.
A zone of snow affects southern Sweden, perhaps rain near to the coasts. Possible showers for Denmark. Frequent snow for north-facing coasts in Norway. Dry but bitterly cold across northern Sweden and much of Finland, but some local snow around the northern Baltic.