Category Archives: Mesoscale Discussion

Another round of excessive snowfall for western Alps next week?

The western Alps may be in for another round of excessive snowfall next week. Latest GFS model guidance suggests a favourable Read more

More intense snowfall for NW Italy tonight and tomorrow

Intense snowfall in the Alps of northwestern Italy continues tonight and will persist for much of the day tomorrow. Locally Read more

Pattern outlook for this week: cutoff low over W Mediterranean weakens, new cutoff low from the west, stable weather elsewhere

A persistent rex block is ongoing over western Europe. As the cutoff upper low over the western Mediterranean slowly fills, Read more

Large amounts of Saharan dust to move into western and central Europe in the next few days

Large amounts of Saharan dust will be advected with southerly winds across the Mediterranean into western and central Europe Read more

Major rainfall in parts of southern France on Sunday and Monday, local flooding likely

A significant round of rainfall is expected over parts of southern France over the weekend, under the influence of the cutoff Read more