Latest thoughts on the much colder and locally snowy weather across the western half of Europe through the weekend and into next week, Jan 18-24th

Global models are now in very good agreement about the cold weather through second half of January, the results of Polar Vortex split earlier this months are coming into effect for the lower troposphere. Cold winter weather should spread across the western half of Europe as a favorable pattern establishes after this weekend. Ridge over the northwest Atlantic with deep troughs across western towards southwestern Europe should bring both very cold and snowy weather locally. The first event will be a cyclone passage across the UK and Ireland this Friday, arriving just a day after the cold outbreak across the region. Despite the quite strong warm advection associated with the frontal system, the airmass should remain quite cold! Models are … Continue reading Latest thoughts on the much colder and locally snowy weather across the western half of Europe through the weekend and into next week, Jan 18-24th