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Persistent rainfall for parts of SE Spain in the next 48-72 hours!

Persistent rainfall will continue in parts of southeastern Spain in the next three days. Further local flooding is expected.

A cutoff upper low is pushing from northern Morocco on Saturday and will park itself over the Iberian peninsula over the weekend and early into next week. It will be pushed northeast on Tuesday as a long wave trough pushes in from the Atlantic.

Persistent convective and orographic rainfall will result in totals of 50-100 mm over a wide region of SE Spain and locally up to 250-350 mm by early on Tuesday. Further flooding is expected, areas of highest rainfall totals may see very significant flooding.

Rainfall totals across the Iberian peninsula and the western Mediterranean until early on Tuesday. ICON-EU and ARPEGE model guidance. Maps: Wxcharts.

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Exceptionally large amounts of Saharan dust pushed into France, Spain, Italy, and W-CNTRL Mediterranean this weekend!

Outlook DAY 1 (valid: 20/04/2019)