Issued: 0530hrs Friday 16th October 2020
Duty forecaster: Alexi Venerus
Heaviest rain shifting more over eastern Europe. Drier further west. Turning cooler across Scandinavia.
Plenty of sunshine across Spain and Portugalon Friday. The Balearics will also be dry with more sunshine here. Showers will affect Italy although sunny spells in between. Greece should be mostly dry and sunny. Turkey will also be dry with plenty of sunshine.
France will have a dry day once morning mist and fog has cleared. Dry too across the low countries and western parts of Germany. The far east of Germany will have outbreaks of rain and these sharp bursts of rain will be affecting much of Poland. Hungry should be mostly dry, although rain and showers effect Austria and Switzerland.
Denmark will be dry with sunny spells. Some showers affect Southeast Sweden, but much of the rest of Sweden will be dry with sunshine as will be Norway, although rain and snow affect the far north. The Baltic states will be dry with sunny spells and it should stay dry but rather cool in Finland.
Another largely dry and fine day across Spain and Portugal, however, there could be more in the way of cloud about for northern and northwestern areas. Sunny spells but also a few scattered showers about across the Balearics. Sunny spells and showers still for Italy. Rain clearing eastern areas of Greece through the morning and will push on into western Turkey during the afternoon. Eastern parts of Turkey will remain largely dry.
A dry day over France once the mist and fog patches lift. Largely dry for the Low Countries as well as Germany but with some pesky showers about. Sunny spells and showers affecting Austria as well as Switzerland. Showers or even longer spells of rain across the Balkan States. Somewhat unsettled over eastern Europe as low pressure moves through here bringing spells of rain to some places.
Turning cooler through the day on Saturday across Norway and Sweden with rain spreding from north to more central areas. Southern areas staying driest. Rain too affecting northern and central Finland and reaching parts of south Finland by the end of the day. Mainly dry with sunny spells but with some showers through the Baltic States.