Issued: 0530hrs Friday 5th February 2021
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Heavy rain for Spain, moving into France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Largely dry and settled yet very cold across Scandinavia and the east.
Rain, some of it heavy, across Portugal and the west of Spain. Sunny and warm for eastern Spain and the Balearics. Corsica and Sardinia will be warm with lots of sunshine and it will be staying warm and sunny across Italy too. Lots of sunshine to come for Greece and for most of Turkey and staying dry.
Cloud through central parts of France bringing some showers here. Brighter in southern France and warm as well. Some broken cloud for the north of France, a few showers in the north-west. The Low Countries will have broken cloud and will be mostly dry was Germany will have some rain in the north and showers through central areas. Poland will be dry with some sunshine and it should stay dry with lots of sunshine in Hungary. Austria and Switzerland should both be dry too.
Breezy with some rain in the far south of Denmark but mostly fine for most of the country. Sweden should be mostly dry to with sunshine in the south although a few showers could affect eastern coast. The Baltic states will be breezy and cold whilst Finland also stays cold and breezy with a fair amount of cloud. Norway is going to remain cold with some snow showers in the north but southern areas should be dry.
The area of low pressure over Spain will push rain across the country, clearing western areas and much of Portugal by late in the day. Largely dry and fine and feeling warm but with a brisk wind across the Balearic Islands. There is the risk of an isolated shower particularly later on in the day. Dry for Italy and it's surrounding islands. Dry and warm for Greece and Turkey too.
France will become cloudier and increasingly wet as the day progresses as an area of low pressure moves in. Driest of conditions to the southeast. Breezy along the coasts. Rain will also push across the Low Countries with brisk winds towards the coasts also. A band of rain across central Germany will migrate further north through the day but it will be dry elsewhere. A brisk easterly wind to the north but slacker winds towards the south. A dry morning for Switzerland but some rain is epxected by the afternoon. Dry for Austria, the Czech Republic and the Balkan States. Staying largely dry across Poland.
Breezy but mainly dry across Denmark. Feeling cold though. Largely dry and fine with plenty of sunshine across Norway, Sweden and Finland although some snow showers could affect some coastal regions here. Snow showers are expected through the Baltic States.