The intense northerly wind across the Alps, associated with the first cold outbreak, will cause intense Foehn effect across northwestern Italy tonight and tomorrow. It will significantly raise temperatures, up to and locally over 26 °C tomorrow.

Temperatures will reach as high as 21-23 °C in the valleys of northwest Italy. By the afternoon the temperatures will rise up to 26 °C in the valleys. Temperatures will also be in the mid 20s across most of the plains of north Italy, the warmest between Milano and Brescia – possibly up to 28 °C! The valleys will also remain very warm on Thursday morning, with temperatures in the lower 20s.

Temperatures in the valleys of northwest Italy on Wednesday morning, 4 am local. AROME model guidance. Map: Meteociel.fr.

Temperatures across northwest Italy on Wednesday afternoon, 15 pm local. AROME model guidance. Map: Meteociel.fr.

Temperatures in the valleys of northwest Italy on Wednesday afternoon, 15 pm local. AROME model guidance. Map: Meteociel.fr.

Temperatures along the southern Alpine slopes in extreme SE France and NW Italy on Wednesday afternoon, 15 pm local. AROME model guidance. Map: Meteociel.fr.

More on the windstorm over parts of the Alps

Windstorm for higher elevations in the Alps tonight and tomorrow – winds over 150 km/h possible