Current space weathe...

January 21, 2019: th...

cover_eclipseA total Lunar eclipse will be visible in the morning skies from Europe on Monday morning. This will be the last total Lunar eclipse until 2021, so make it count! The Read more

Event analysis

Large numbers of red...

cropped-67649018_3284820804868887_2920768466417876992_o.jpgHave you noticed the huge number of reported red sprites in the skies over Europe lately? What are they? How are they detected? Is this normal? Thunderstorms are electrically charged weather Read more

Latest news

Severe flash floodin...

GaugeCorrQPE72H_altitude_above_m-in-MRMS_GaugeCohrr_QPE_72H_00.0f0_201Tropical storm Imelda has made landfall in Texas, along with heavy precipitation. It has soon weakened into tropical depression and is by now a post-tropical system.  The main threat from Imelda Read more

Long range / seasona...

Latest model guidanc...

snow_prob_20190104_06_384While Europe is currently still under the effects of a strong north Atlantic ridge and an Arctic outbreak across the Balkan peninsula and Mediterranean, model trends indicate this pattern should Read more

Mesoscale Discussion

Heat wave for Greenl...

cropped-850temp_anom_20190921_06_018.jpgAs strong meridional flow establishes, pushing warm air advection into NW Europe, temperatures there soar well above average. 850 mbar temperatures will be up to 15-25 °C above average over Read more

Meteor shower alert

Perseids 2019: weath...

20190811_day1_meteorsThe Perseid meteor shower is ramping up towards peak activity on Tuesday morning. We take a look at general viewing conditions across Europe. The night before the peak - August 11/12th The Read more

Mid-range severe wea...

Hurricane force Bora...

16114071_1940682996154792_5083740791981606565_n*** Hurricane force Bora winds outlook for the E-NE Adriatic region (SW Slovenia, NW Croatia-Kvarner) and excessive snowfall for Marche / Abruzzo regions in central Italy *** Wind analysis tonight, some Read more

Notable isolated eve...

Mutliple tornadoes i...

20140430_Nonantola_tornado_greatestA number of tornadoes hit the western edge of the Po valley, north Italy today, between Bologna and Modena. Conditions were not particularly favourable for tornadic supercells with relatively low Read more

Photography Contest

Week 25 (June 18 –...

SWEPC_w25_1The WINNER among the 56 entries in Week 25: Sandro Puncet‎. 1. place - WINNER: Sandro Puncet‎‎ - 189 votes "Huge Arcus (shelf) cloud over city M. Lošinj... 22.6.2018. Island Losinj, Croatia" 2. place: Read more

Recent events

Strong cold front co...

11_500h_anomAs soon we get into September, cold air shots from from the north are getting more common. One such event is forecast for early next week, that will bring colder Read more

Severe weather outbr...

North France – Ben...

20131020_supercellA tornado outbreak swept across northern France, Benelux and the extreme south of UK on October 20, 2013. As of now, 9 tornadoes have been confirmed with five already being Read more

Severe weather outlo...

Outlook DAY 1 (valid...

cropped-fdsfds.png Explanations for abbreviations (TSTM, SLGT, ENH, etc.) SYNOPSIS Strong upper ridge persists over the N Atlantic and W Europe while a short-wave crosses central Europe with an associated surface cold front. The Read more

Severe weather outlo...

Outlook day 2 (valid...

20140719_day2VALID FOR 21-07-2014 A powerful large upper low is slowly moving across the Northern Mediterranean where widespread convective activity is expected. A gradually weakening upper low affects E Europe while a Read more

Severe weather theor...

Hail world records: ...

09052017_Vivian_SD_hail_2Imagine a melon-sized chunk of ice falling out of the sky? Punching a hole in your car windshield? Your roof? Breaking bone? Hail is one of the biggest hazards with severe Read more

Storm chasers

South Bavaria superc...

03082017_radar_tracksAn impressively structured supercell formed over southern Bavaria (southern Germany) in the afternoon of August 3 - and was chased by a number of storm chasers. Radar tracks reveal storm initiation Read more

TOP 10 WEEKLY WINNER...

Week 8 (February 18 ...

cropped-SWE_PC_2019_w8_pc1_Korosec.jpgThe WINNER among the 82 entries in Week 8: Marko Korošec‎‎‎‎. 1. place - WINNER: Marko Korošec‎‎ - 305 votes "Simply epic end of chase day along the TX/NM border. May 29th, Read more

Tropical weather

Follow next major hu...

cropped-goes16_ir_eatl_201909201755.jpgEarlier, we wrote about tropical wave of thunderstorms moving across west Africa. It is time to do our first update.  The first article (a must read): ¸ http://www.severe-weather.eu/tropical-weather/follow-hurricane-formation-live/ The tropical wave has moved further Read more

Weather Photography ...

How to photograph li...

DSC_3182Love great lightning photos? Want to make a superb lightning photo yourself? We have put all of our experience in this step-by-step tutorial that will help you get the most Read more

Weather theory

Can you spot a super...

cropped-64438232_3149194245098211_753704053925478400_o.jpgWith supercells being reported left and right - what are the most typical and telltale signs a storm may be a supercell? Not every severe thunderstorm is a supercell, and not Read more

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