Outlook day 2 & 3 (valid: 27-29/10/2018)

+++ Extreme amount of rainfall with major flooding threat expected across the northern Mediterranean and southern Alpine region this weekend and into early next week – Sunday through Monday, October 27-29th +++ VALID FOR 27 / 28 / 29-10-2018 SYNOPSIS The pattern across Europe brings a major flip this weekend. The ridging over the N Atlantic and western Europe will collapse with an Arctic outbreak pushing towards the Iberian peninsula and western Mediterranean. Ridging will then strengthen over eastern Europe. This will establish a stalled baroclinic / frontal zone across central Europe with several deep cyclones across the north / central Mediterranean. Intense southerlies will advect very moist, warm and unstable airmass towards the Alps. Convective and orographic rainfall will … Continue reading Outlook day 2 & 3 (valid: 27-29/10/2018)