Weekly pattern overview across Europe – Arctic outbreak will push into central Europe and Mediterranean, ridging over N Atlantic, Jan 8 – 15th

Parts of Europe are in deep winter weather as the current pattern is producing outbreaks of very cold airmass across the east-central Europe. Lots of snow has been reported across the northern Alps, parts of the Balkan peninsula, central Italy and even south Italy, Greece, Turkey and the Middle East. More winter weather is expected this week, even in some new areas which have not had winter weather so far. Let us take a detailed look over a day-to-day pattern evolution through the next seven days. Tuesday, Jan 8th A powerful ridge dominates the northern Atlantic, shutting down the zonal flow towards the continental Europe. On its northwest side, strong warm advection is being pushed towards Iceland and Greenland. Over … Continue reading Weekly pattern overview across Europe – Arctic outbreak will push into central Europe and Mediterranean, ridging over N Atlantic, Jan 8 – 15th