Arctic outbreak towards west-central and southwest Europe in the middle of the coming week, Jan 9-11th

Finally, pattern evolution this week brings cold weather also into west-central and southwest Europe as a powerful upper ridge over the northern Atlantic intensifies and moves more into the Arctic region. This releases an Arctic outbreak across the North Sea into the western Europe on Wednesday and a day later into central and southwestern Europe (Spain). Very cold airmass also reaches the western Mediterranean and northern Africa (Algeria) on Thursday and Friday. Pattern overview with the Arctic outbreak developing early on Wednesday is showing a very deep trough / low pushed into the central and partly into the western Europe. On Thursday, a large upper low pushes further south into the north-central Mediterranean and strong cold airmass advection takes place … Continue reading Arctic outbreak towards west-central and southwest Europe in the middle of the coming week, Jan 9-11th